This is a collection of blogs looking at the the ethics of fundraising regulation.Continue reading KNOWLEDGE: Fundraising ethics blogs – regulation
Category: Information Commissioners Office
KNOWLEDGE: Blog digest December 2016
Each month, the Critical Fundraising blog presents a digest of the best fundraising-related blogs and articles that have adopted a critical fundraising mode of thought.Continue reading KNOWLEDGE: Blog digest December 2016
NEW IDEAS: The philosophical dispute between fundraising and data protection
Fundraisers and data protection experts appear to have very little common ground on which to talk about ICO’s recent enforcement action. Ian MacQuillin suggests the gulf between the two could be down to different philosophical approaches.Continue reading NEW IDEAS: The philosophical dispute between fundraising and data protection
KNOWLEDGE/OPINION: ICO and enforcement action against charities
In December 2016, the Information Commissioner’s Office took enforcement action against the British Heart Foundation and RSPCA for breaching data protection legislation. This page collects the ICO statements and blogs responding to ICO’s action, both critical and in support of ICO, as well as any best practice advice. We’ll add to this as and when blogs are published.Continue reading KNOWLEDGE/OPINION: ICO and enforcement action against charities
OPINION: Does the ICO have ‘unreasonable’ expectations about wealth screening?
The UK’s data protection regulator has fined two charities over how they have ‘wealth screened’ current and future donors. Ian MacQuillin ask whether the Information Commissioner’s Office is treating charities differently to companies.Continue reading OPINION: Does the ICO have ‘unreasonable’ expectations about wealth screening?
OPINION: ICO ruling on telephone fundraising is ethically-unbalanced regulation
The ICO’s recent ruling on contacting TPS-registered donors is ethically-unbalanced regulation that potentially harms beneficiaries, argues Ian MacQuillin. Continue reading OPINION: ICO ruling on telephone fundraising is ethically-unbalanced regulation