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The Telecommunications (Data Protection and Privacy) (Direct Marketing) Regulations 1998

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I GENERAL

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Incidental and consequential amendments and modification of contracts

    4. 4.Consents and notifications for purposes of Regulations

  3. PART II USE OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES FOR DIRECT MARKETING PURPOSES

    1. 5.Application and interpretation of Part II

    2. 6.Use of automated calling systems for direct marketing purposes—communications on lines of individual or corporate subscribers

    3. 7.Use of fax for direct marketing purposes—unsolicited communications on lines of individual or corporate subscribers

    4. 8.Use of fax for direct marketing purposes—communications on lines of subscribers who are individuals

    5. 9.Unsolicited calls for direct marketing purposes on lines of subscribers who are individuals

    6. 10.Notifications for the purposes of regulation 7(4)(a) or 9(4)(a)

    7. 11.Supplementary provisions

  4. PART III COMPENSATION AND ENFORCEMENT

    1. 12.Compensation for failure to comply with requirements of Regulations

    2. 13.Enforcement—application of sections 10, 13, 14 and 16 of the Data Protection Act 1984

    3. 14.Request that Registrar should exercise his enforcement functions

    4. 15.Technical advice to Registrar

  5. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS

      1. The Telecommunications Act 1984

        1. 1.In section 1(6) of the Telecommunications Act 1984 (payment out...

      2. The Telecommunications (Open Network Provision) (Voice Telephony) Regulations 1998

        1. 2.Regulations 40(1) of the Telecommunications (Open Network Provision) (Voice Telephony)...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      MODIFICATIONS TO SECTIONS 10, 13, 14 AND 16 OF THE DATA PROTECTION ACT 1984 AND SCHEDULES 3 AND 4 THERETO AS EXTENDED BY REGULATION 13

      1. 1.In section 10— (a) in subsection (1)—

      2. 2.In section 13— (a) in subsection (1), for paragraphs (a)...

      3. 3.In section 14— (a) in subsection (1), the words “refusal...

      4. 4.In section 16, for the words “data protection principles” there...

      5. 5.In paragraph 3 of Schedule 3, for the words “13(2)...

      6. 6.In paragraph 1 of Schedule 4, for sub-paragraph (b) there...

      7. 7.In paragraph 9 of Schedule 4— (a) in sub-paragraph (1)(a),...

  6. Explanatory Note

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