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Violation Tracker UK Individual Case

Company: British Airways
Current Parent CompanyInternational Airlines Group
Penalty: £20,000,000
Year: 2020
Date: 16 October, 2020
Offence Group: consumer-protection-related offences
Offence Type: privacy violation
Violation Description: The Information Commissioner's Office fined British Airways £20m for failing to protect the personal and financial details of more than 400,000 of its customers. Originally, the ICO announced its intention to fine BA more than £183 million, but after considering representations from BA and the economic impact of COVID-19 on their business, it set a lower final penalty.
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Information Commissioner's Office
HQ Country of Parent: United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: airlines
Specific Industry of Parent: airlines
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