TPS Screening is not only a responsible thing to do, but it weeds out some of the cowboys selling dodgy, out-of-date data and the regulators know it.
You can call it a litmus test of your supplier’s data ethics.
There are certain websites and social media portals that are popular for trading in data, but regardless of who your data supplier is, why spend money screening data before you can use it when you’re paying for it?
* In August 2015 the ICO made a landmark decision in the Optical Express case about the acceptable definition of 'opted in data' in regards to electronic marketing. That decision will change the landscape of the data industry’s definition of opted in data forever.