Case details for Darren John ROBSON

Name: Darren John ROBSON

Name: VALCA VEHICLE AND LIFE COVER AGENCY LTD

Date of Birth: 24 / 9 / 1972

Date Order Starts: 17 / 6 / 2022

Disqualification Length: 6 Years 0 Month(s)

CRO Number: 11013461

Last Known Address: 34a Bramhall Lane South,, , , , Bramhall,, SK7 1AH

Conduct: Between 15 June 2020 and 20 July 2020 Darren John Robson (“Mr Robson”) failed to ensure that Valca Vehicle and Life Cover Agency Limited (“Valca”) complied with Regulation 22 of The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 (“PECR”). In that: - • An investigation of Valca was commenced by The Information Commissioner’s Office (‘ICO’) after an initial 22 complaints were received from members of the public who were registered with a data supplier, about unsolicited text messages received between 15 June 2020 and 23 June 2020. • The investigation undertaken by the ICO, found that between 15 June 2020 and 20 July 2020 there were 95,004 unsolicited direct marketing text messages received by subscribers whose numbers were registered with a data supplier and who had not given their prior consent to Valca to receive such calls. • On 7 December 2020 a Notice of Intent (“NOI”) and a Preliminary Enforcement Notice were issued to Valca for a serious breach of Regulation 22 of PECR. The amount of the proposed penalty was £80,000. • Following the receipt of and the consideration of representations received from Valca, the ICO decided to proceed to serve Valca with a Monetary Penalty Notice (“MPN”) for a serious breach of Regulation 22 of PECR. The amount of the penalty remained at £80,000. • On 18 February 2021 a MPN in the sum of £80,000 and Enforcement Notice were issued to Valca by ICO for a serious breach of Regulation 22 of PECR. • The MPN was due for payment by 23 March 2021. • The above sum remained outstanding as at the date of Liquidation on 10 March 2021. 

This information is correct as at 27 / 5 / 2022



If you believe this page contains any errors, please email legalservices@insolvency.gov.uk with details of the error that you have found.