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The "GDPR Notification from the UK Non Compliance Register" Scam

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The "GDPR Notification from the UK Non Compliance Register" Scam

The "GDPR Notification from the UK Non Compliance Register" email below appears to be a fake. The email was sent to us with a broken link that should go to a so-called "UK Non Compliance Register" website. But, the website doesn't exist. Also, the website that is associated with the email address the message was sent from, was registered 8 days ago in Panama.

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The "GDPR Notification from the UK Non Compliance Register" Scam

To the DPO of www.onlinethreatalerts.com. You are on The GDPR Non Compliance Register

Thu 06/12/2018 09:27

From: "Attention of the DPO: Action Pending Against You" [noncompliance@chatsworthdatacorp.info]

Notification from the UK Non Compliance Register.

To the Data Protection Officer of www.onlinethreatalerts.com.

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.

Your company is under review and may be reported to the ICO for non GDPR compliance.

Please go to www.noncomplianceregister.co.uk and enter your company name into the search box.

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

This page may also begin to show on the search engines when your company is searched for.

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.

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 pubic service that is free of charge.

Now, why is a GDPR email that should come from a website registered in the European Union, coming from chatsworthdatacorp.info, which has no website, is registered in the Caribbean, and not in the EU? The answer, it must be a scam or some scare tactics.

And, I cannot find a "UK Non Compliance Register" anymore on the Internet, it appears it does not exist.

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  • Posted: Jan 13, 2019 at 1:52 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

    I got a scam email from: nongdprcompliance@lancasterdatasender.info


    Replied "suck my..." but it bounced back from ukguildofdpo@hotmail.com

    delete


  • Posted: Jan 13, 2019 at 1:48 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

    scam from: nongdprcompliance@lancasterdatasender.info

    delete


  • Posted: Jan 10, 2019 at 9:13 AM by info

    The scammers are using this email address:
    The GDPR Compliance Directory

    delete


  • Posted: Jan 8, 2019 at 9:18 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    -----Original Message-----
    From: UK GDPR Compliance Directory Notification
    Sent: 08 January 2019 02:21
    Subject: To the Data Protection Officer of www.langaria.co.uk. You are on the UK GDPR Compliance Directory

    Notification from the
    UK GDPR Compliance Directory

    To the Data Protection Officer of www.langaria.co.uk

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

    As your company is not GDPR compliant as required by the GDPR compliance law passed on 25th May 2018, your company is now being listed on the UK GDPR Compliance Directory with a Negative Listing for not being GDPR compliant.

    The public can now search the GDPR Compliance Directory to see if your company can be trusted to store their data securely before they give you their personal data.

    The UK GDPR Compliance Directory is a FREE public service that is available to any member of the public to see which companies are GDPR compliant.


    Request a report
    To see why you have been entered onto the register with a Negative Listing PRESS HERE and we will send the report to you.

    On the report you will see listed why you are NOT GDPR compliant and how to receive a Positive Listing.

    It will also detail any potential dangers to you and your company for not being GDPR compliant.

    This email has been sent to you as the Data Protection Officer to notify you that your company has a Negative Listing on the UK GDPR Compliance Directory.

    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 UK GDPR Compliance Directory 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.

    delete


  • Posted: Jan 8, 2019 at 7:22 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Newbury, England, United Kingdom

    I have just spoken to someone on the live chat on ICO website as we had same email, they said if you forward your emails onto casework@ico.org.uk then they will investigate as they are the only commissioned office to deal with GDPR

    delete


  • Posted: Jan 8, 2019 at 5:12 AM by an anonymous user from or near: London, England, United Kingdom

    nongdprcompliance@qualisdatacorps.info

    Received the same email today from the above, stating we are on a non-compliance register, which is not true

    Great to see this scam is being highlighted and shared

    delete


  • Posted: Jan 8, 2019 at 4:03 AM by an anonymous user from or near: London, England, United Kingdom

    Same e-mail. No answered, forwarded to your address above. Thanks for confirmation of dodgy crap.

    delete


  • Posted: Jan 8, 2019 at 3:50 AM by an anonymous user from or near: London, England, United Kingdom

    Received a similarly worded email this morning and it's from nongdprcompliance@qualisdatacorps.info

    delete


  • Posted: Jan 8, 2019 at 2:59 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Seville, Andalusia, Spain

    I've just received that same mail today concerning my website, almost completely written in Spanish).

    It was sent to a valid email address, but to a private one -my own email address, not to one of the email addresses listed on my website for a contact or anything else.

    delete


  • Posted: Jan 4, 2019 at 7:37 AM by an anonymous user from or near: London, England, United Kingdom

    Anyone report follow-up from this scam? I'd be very interested to see what happens if someone replies...

    delete


  • Posted: Jan 3, 2019 at 3:47 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Leeds, England, United Kingdom

    you have to love their last line ". It is a pubic service that is free of charge."

    delete


  • Posted: Dec 22, 2018 at 7:29 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Rochdale, England, United Kingdom

    Got the same email. 2 email addresses,

    nongdprcompliance@lancasterdatasender.info

    and

    nongpdr-reply@europe.com

    Wasted my morning checking to see if it was fake!

    delete


    • Posted: Dec 24, 2018 at 10:31 AM by an anonymous user from or near: London, England, United Kingdom

      nongdprcompliance@xartondataservice.info

      me too not sure why I received this or why someone would bother sending out scam emails.

      delete


  • Posted: Dec 19, 2018 at 7:46 AM by an anonymous user from or near: London, England, United Kingdom

    Same here...

    email sent from zertondatacorpservices.info

    email goes to nongdpr-reply@europe.com

    delete


    • Posted: Dec 20, 2018 at 2:28 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Eastleigh, England, United Kingdom

      yesterday, the 19th, same came in via xartondataservice.info

      delete


  • Posted: Dec 19, 2018 at 5:32 AM by an anonymous user from or near: London, England, United Kingdom

    Received this email 16th dec 2018. Not nice

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  • Posted: Dec 18, 2018 at 8:08 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Reading, England, United Kingdom

    Being bombarded with this email :/

    delete


  • Posted: Dec 18, 2018 at 5:29 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Norwich, England, United Kingdom

    We also got this from nongdprcompliance[at]zertondatacorpservices.info. The click here to register link points to an email address:
    nongdpr@europe.com

    delete


  • Posted: Dec 18, 2018 at 3:39 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Walton on Thames, England, United Kingdom

    I received a similar thing from gdprnoncompliance2018@hotmail.com

    delete


  • Posted: Dec 17, 2018 at 10:04 AM by an anonymous user from or near: London, England, United Kingdom

    We received the same one from nongdprcompliance@lancasterdatasender.info

    delete


  • Posted: Dec 17, 2018 at 2:56 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Birmingham, England, United Kingdom

    Received this:

    "Notification from the UK Non Compliance Register.

    To the owner of www.

    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 25th 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 Register 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 UK 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 pubic service that is free of charge."

    delete


    • Posted: Dec 18, 2018 at 8:10 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Reading, England, United Kingdom

      I've had the same email x 3 now but with different senders from California to Europeans countries :/

      delete


  • Posted: Dec 16, 2018 at 8:00 PM by info

    Received the same fake email from: nongdprcompliance@zertondatacorpservices.info

    delete


  • Posted: Dec 16, 2018 at 7:14 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: "To the DPO: Pending Action for Non GDPR Compliance"
    Date: 14 December 2018 at 05:30:13 GMT
    Subject: Action Against the DPO of [] You are on The GDPR Non Compliance Register
    Reply-To: "To the DPO: Pending Action for Non GDPR Compliance" "

    delete


  • Posted: Dec 15, 2018 at 10:04 AM by an anonymous user from or near: London, England, United Kingdom

    They are also using this email address: nongdprcompliance@qualisdatacorps.info

    delete


  • Posted: Dec 14, 2018 at 11:02 AM by info

    They are using this email address: nongdprcompliance@vectordataservices.info

    delete


  • Posted: Dec 14, 2018 at 8:49 AM by info

    Received the same scam:

    "From: "To the DPO: Pending Action for Non GDPR Compliance"
    Subject: Action Against the DPO of You are on The GDPR Non Compliance Register
    Date: 14 December 2018 at 05:42:50 GMT
    Reply-To: "To the DPO: Pending Action for Non GDPR Compliance" "

    delete


  • Posted: Dec 14, 2018 at 8:06 AM by info

    They are using this email address: registernoncompliance@hotmail.com

    delete


  • Posted: Dec 12, 2018 at 3:37 PM by an anonymous user from or near: London, England, United Kingdom

    Also received an email from these people but with a different email/domain address

    mailto: noncompliance@vectordataservices.info


    and guess what the following info appeared on WHOIs:

    "Domain Name: VECTORDATASERVICES.INFO
    Registry Domain ID: D503300000334750424-LRMS
    Registrar WHOIS Server: whois.namecheap.com
    Registrar URL: www.namecheap.com
    Updated Date: 2018-11-28T23:28:55Z
    Creation Date: 2018-11-28T23:21:13Z
    Registry Expiry Date: 2019-11-28T23:21:13Z
    Registrar Registration Expiration Date:
    Registrar: NameCheap, Inc
    Registrar IANA ID: 1068
    Registrar Abuse Contact Email: abuse@namecheap.com
    Registrar Abuse Contact Phone: 1.6613102107

    Registrant Organization:
    Registrant State/Province: Panama
    Registrant Country: PA"


    Why would a UK Government agency register their domain name in Panama?

    delete


  • Posted: Dec 12, 2018 at 8:03 AM by info

    Receive:

    "From: "Action Pending Against You: The UK Non GDPR Compliance Register"
    Subject: To the owner of www.thehormonaltherapist.co.uk You are on The GDPR Non Compliance Register
    Date: 11 December 2018 11:34:49 GMT
    Reply-To: "Action Pending Against You: The UK Non GDPR Compliance Register" "

    delete


  • Posted: Dec 12, 2018 at 8:01 AM by info

    Received:

    "From: Action Pending Against You: The UK Non GDPR Compliance Register
    Sent: 12 December 2018 09:49
    Subject: To the owner of [] You are on The GDPR Non Compliance Register"

    delete


  • Posted: Dec 11, 2018 at 9:19 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Action Pending Against You: The UK Non GDPR Compliance Register [mailto:noncompliance@xartondataservice.info]
    Sent: 11 December 2018 01:55
    Subject: To the owner of You are on The GDPR Non Compliance Register

    Notification from the UK Non Compliance Register.

    To the owner of

    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 Register 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."

    delete


  • Posted: Dec 10, 2018 at 10:19 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Action Pending Against You for Non GDPR Compliance
    Sent: 07 December 2018 16:37
    Subject: To the owner of [] You are on The GDPR Non Compliance Register"

    delete


  • Posted: Dec 8, 2018 at 8:18 AM by info

    Got the same:

    -------- Original message --------
    From: Action Pending Against You for Non GDPR Compliance
    Date: 08/12/2018 01:45 (GMT 00:00)
    Subject: To the owner of [] You are on The GDPR Non Compliance Register

    delete


  • Posted: Dec 8, 2018 at 7:54 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Edgware, England, United Kingdom

    Yep - received exactly the same email from:

    "Action Pending Against You for Non GDPR Compliance

    To see why you have been entered onto the Non Compliance Register PRESS HERE and we will send the report to you. - The PRESS HERE link opened a new google Tab !!!"

    I guess I will just ignore this.

    delete


    • Posted: Dec 8, 2018 at 9:27 AM by info

      Yes, just ignore them.

      delete


  • Posted: Dec 8, 2018 at 7:16 AM by an anonymous user from or near: London, England, United Kingdom

    Same scam email from: zertondatacorpservices.info

    The majority of emails we get nowadays are related to scams.

    This is having such an effect on our business that we are returning to paper-based procedures.

    Projecting these problems forward a few years and we will hit a point where email and ebusiness is no longer viable for all companies.

    I'm afraid it's long overdue for governments to step in and fully regulate the internet otherwise it will completely fail.

    It's a real concern that the UK government are 'making tax digital' when trust in ebusiness systems is rapidly diminishing - take a look at the what the O2 debacle has done to hundreds of small businesses in the last day or two if you think this is OTT.

    delete


  • Posted: Dec 8, 2018 at 6:33 AM by info

    Received the same via email:

    "From: Action Pending Against You for Non GDPR Compliance

    Reply-To: Action Pending Against You for Non GDPR Compliance "

    delete


  • Posted: Dec 7, 2018 at 7:00 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Edgware, England, United Kingdom

    We've had these being delivered to various obvious contact email addresses like info@ourwebsitename or admin@.... etc.

    Haven't followed any link but an obvious hoax because how can they possibly know if we are compliant or not? They don't have access to our in house compliance procedure and they don't even address the issue to the email address that we registered with the ICO.

    The problem with this scam would seem that if you did follow a link that worked and entered your company name you are submitting your company to a register that may then be made public. You're effectively filling in the details for the scammers.

    Additionally if anyone can access this public register then whenever a name is searched for it will automatically be added to the "non compliance register".

    A dirty scam and we can all thank the big companies that made the GDPR law necessary and so costly for the small guys struggling to get a foot in the door.

    It's hard enough to comply without having to deal with S**T like this!

    delete


  • Posted: Dec 7, 2018 at 4:32 AM by info

    I got another one from: noncompliance@qualisdatacorps.info

    delete


  • Posted: Dec 7, 2018 at 4:31 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Action Pending Against You for Non GDPR Compliance
    Sent: 07 December 2018 03:46
    Subject: To the owner of You are on The GDPR Non Compliance Register

    Notification from the UK Non Compliance Register.

    To the owner of.

    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 Register 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.
    non-gdpr-reply@europe.com"

    delete


  • Posted: Dec 7, 2018 at 2:51 AM by an anonymous user from or near: London, England, United Kingdom

    Received the same email from noncompliance@vectordataservices.info except it also had a link, in the form of 'to see why you have been entered on to the register CLICK HERE'

    delete


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