The UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals.

Nuisance calls and messages

What type of marketing do you want to raise a concern about? 

Spam text

You received an unwanted text (SMS) or picture/video message on your mobile.

Telesales calls

You received an unwanted sales call from a real person.

Automated calls

Pre-recorded marketing messages that are played when you answered the phone.

Spam email

You received an unwanted email.

Silent or abandoned calls

You answered the phone but there was no one there.

Scam calls and messages

You received an email,call or message claiming to be an official body and asking for personal details, or promising rewards, prizes or shares of fortunes for small fees.


Unsolicited marketing faxes that have been sent to your personal/business fax machine.