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After a two-year investigation, the Information Commissioner’s Office has issued fines to 11 charities for historic breaches of the Data Protection Act. The penalties amount to a total of £138,000 (around €162,000).

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Swissfundraising is calling for amendments to draft changes of the country’s data protection laws, which it believes go beyond EU requirements and could hinder the ability of charities to fundraise effectively.

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Dutch Manifesto

The Dutch philanthropy sector has presented a manifesto to the country’s new Parliament and upcoming cabinet, aimed at introducing them to the sector and highlighting the value and role of philanthropy in the country.

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