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.
Part of our role is to take action to ensure organisations meet their information rights obligations.
Between a 12-month period from 1 June 2018 to 31 May 2019, a confirmed total of 4,098,841 direct marketing messages were sent by, or at the instigation, of American Express Services Europe Limited. These messages contained direct marketing material for which subscribers had not provided adequate consent.
Action we've taken to ensure organisations meet their information rights obligations.
See the latest monetary penalties, enforcement notices, undertakings and prosecutions we have issued.
Since 2005 we've ruled on more than 13,500 freedom of information and environmental information cases.
What we've found when visiting and working with organisations.
Our monitoring of how long organisations are taking to respond to freedom of information requests.
Find out about our work regarding charity fundraising practices, data security incidents, nuisance messages and cookies.