Cancer Support UK (formerly Cancer Recovery Foundation UK) was fined £16,000 for failing to follow data protection rules.
What they did
Between 2010 and 2016, Cancer Support UK shared 3,075,550 donor records. This does not necessarily reflect the number of individuals whose records were shared as some may have been shared on more than one occasion. Organisations the charity shared data with included lottery and prize promotion companies and a health supplements company.