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SCAM Warning

by Adam Brogden
in Blog

14-Dec-2018 09:47

We have had several reports about a very dodgy email being sent to thousands of companies. This is a scam! Ignore the content, don’t click the links, don’t reply by email. ICO are aware of this.

A copy of the email has been provided below, so you know what to look out for.

Take care all!

Subject is: To the owner of [your website address] - You are on The GDPR Non Compliance Register

Notification from the UK Non Compliance Register.

To the owner of [your website]

It has come to our attention that your company is not GDPR compliant.

As your company is not GDPR compliant your company has now been entered onto the Non Compliance Register for the UK.

Your company is under review and may be reported to the ICO for non GDPR compliance as required by the GDPR compliance law passed on 25 May 2018

The Non Compliance Register is a FREE public service that is available to any member of the public.

The public can search the register to see if a company can be trusted to store their data securely before they give that company their personal data.

To see why you have been entered onto the Non Compliance [PRESS HERE] and we will send the report to you.

You will see listed on the report the actions that may now be taken against your company for non GDPR compliance.

This email has been sent to inform you that you are on the non compliance register.

There is no need to reply to this email.

Disclaimer: This communication is not a business communication and can be legally sent. It is a notification to advise you of action taken against you. There is no personal data involved with this communication. The Non Compliance Register does not hold any personal data and displays only information that is already in the public domain and can be accessed and stored legally by any person who searches the ICO fee payers register for DPO’s and as such does not fall under the GDPR compliance law or the 1998 European Data Protection Act. It is a public service that is free of charge.