Oxfam was fined £6,000 for failing to follow data protection rules.

What they did

Oxfam used this approach between 2003 and 2015. Since 2011, it has used this approach to find out information relating to 267,521 supporters.

  • The ICO investigation also raised concerns around marketing text messages Oxfam sent in response to text messages making donations between 2013 and 2015.