ICO Issues Nuisance Calls Fine

Filed under Do Not Call List

The ICO has fined a green energy company, Home Energy & Lifestyle Management Ltd (HELM) £200,000 after ruling it recklessly broke marketing call regulations.

An ICO investigation discovered that HELM made over six million calls as part of a massive automated call marketing campaign offering ‘free’ solar panels.

This is the largest fine the ICO has issued in relation to nuisance calls.

Press release: https://ico.org.uk/about-the-ico/news-and-events/news-and-blogs/2015/09/ico-issues-largest-ever-nuisance-calls-fine/

Monetary Penalty Notice: https://ico.org.uk/media/action-weve-taken/mpns/1432872/helm-monetary-penalty-notice.pdf

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