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Tax Strategy

Ⅰ.Tax StrategyCSI Lifecycle Services UK Limited sets out its strategy for conducting its tax affairs and managing tax risk with regard to the tax matters.This strategy is approved by Tokyo Century Corporation (our parent company) and will be reviewed annually.We believe its publication complies with the requirements under Schedule 19 of Finance Act 2016.Ⅱ.Tax Risk […]

Ticketmaster Admits Personal Data Stolen in Hack Attack

Ticketmaster has admitted that it has suffered a security breach, which the BBC understands has affected up to 40,000 UK customers. Malicious software on third-party customer support product Inbenta Technologies caused the hack, the firm said on Twitter. “Some personal or payment information may have been accessed by an unknown third party”, it added. All […]

HMRC Stores Millions of Voices of UK Taxpayers

The voices of millions of taxpayers have been analysed and stored by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) without consent, privacy campaigners say. Big Brother Watch says HMRC’s Voice ID system has collected 5.1 million audio signatures and accuses the department of creating “biometric ID cards by the back door”. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) says […]

BT Fined £77,000 by the ICO for 5 Million Spam Emails

British Telecommunications plc (BT) has been fined £77,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office after it sent nearly five million nuisance emails to customers. The investigation found that the company did not have customers’ consent to send direct marketing emails. This is against the law. ICO Head of Enforcement, Steve Eckersley, said: “Organisations have a responsibility to ensure […]

Gloucestershire Police Fined £80,000

Gloucestershire Police has been fined £80,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after sending a bulk email that identified victims of non-recent child abuse. The force was at the time investigating allegations of abuse relating to multiple victims. On 19 December 2016, an officer sent an update on the case to 56 recipients by email but entered […]

Bible Society Fined £100,000 After Security Failings

The British and Foreign Bible Society, based in Swindon, has been fined £100,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office, after their computer network was compromised as the result of a cyber-attack in 2016. Between November and December 2016, the intruders exploited a weakness in the Society’s network to access the personal data of 417,000 of the Society’s […]

Yahoo! Fined £250,000 After Systemic Failures

Yahoo! UK Services Limited has been fined £250,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) following a cyber-attack in November 2014. The incident was publicly disclosed in September 2016, almost two years after it had taken place. Because of when the breach happened, the ICO’s investigation was carried out under the Data Protection Act 1998. It considered the […]

Spanish Football League Defends Phone ‘Spying’

Spanish football league La Liga has defended the privacy policy of its app after admitting it was accessing the microphone and GPS of Android users. It said it had been trying to track down venues illegally broadcasting matches, by matching audio data and phone location. The app, downloaded more than 10 million times on the […]

Dixons Carphone Admits Huge Data Breach

Dixons Carphone has admitted a huge data breach involving 5.9 million payment cards and 1.2 million personal data records. It is investigating the hacking attempt, which began in July last year. Dixons Carphone said it had no evidence that any of the cards had been used fraudulently following the breach. There was “an attempt to […]

Rochester Grammar School Data Breach

The data of more than 1,000 pupils at a Kent school was exposed when an unencrypted memory stick was lost. The stick held information on every pupil at Rochester Grammar School. It included the names, years, school house, date of birth, email address and special educational needs of the pupils as well as target and […]