The Royal British Legion was fined £12,000 for failing to follow data protection rules.

What they did:

The Royal British Legion wealth screened 1,499,799 records in 2010, 1,478,279 records in 2012 and 2,455,670 records in 2014. This does not necessarily reflect the number of individuals who were wealth screened, as some records may have been screened on more than one occasion.

Between 2010 and 2016, The Royal British Legion estimates it matched 900,000 telephone numbers to supporters, and a further 52,966 email addresses.