Module 4: Sharing Data and Penalties

Sharing Data and Penalties


Sharing personal data is not something that you should take light-heartedly. As seen previously, businesses can get in a lot of trouble if they don’t follow legislation and share details with people without the owner’s

This includes sharing contact details with marketing companies or sending information to businesses outside of Europe where data protection rules may be different.

This section covers the importance of data sharing and outlines the penalties you may receive if you don’t follow the rules.

Topics to be Covered

The topics covered in this section are:

  • Registration
  • Sharing data
  • Marketing other services to customers
  • Transferring data outside of the EEA
  • Penalties
  • The ICO’s involvement