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Violation Tracker UK Individual Case

Company: Equifax Ltd
Current Parent CompanyEquifax
Parent at the Time of the Penalty Announcement: Equifax
Penalty: £500,000
Year: 2018
Date: 20 September, 2018
Offence Group: consumer-protection-related offences
Offence Type: privacy violation
Violation Description: The Information Commissioner's Office issued Equifax Ltd with a £500,000 fine for failing to protect the personal information of up to 15 million UK citizens during a cyber attack in 2017.
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Information Commissioner's Office
HQ Country of Parent: United States
Ownership Structure of Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: miscellaneous services
Specific Industry of Parent: credit rating services
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