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IPS strongly believe that providing our members with easy access to useful information is an essential driver in our mission to protect your rights. We curate the material below so that it is always up to date and valuable.

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Protect Your Personal Data

IPS want to help members keep their personal data as safe as possible from nuisance marketers and criminal scammers.   Protect your friends by sharing
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Stop Cold Calls to your Mobile

Nuisance calls are an unwanted interruption to our daily lives. They can also cause anxiety and distress and lead on to the serious financial consequences
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How to stop junk mail

Research in 2010 indicated that approximately 17.5 billion pieces of junk mail are produced every year in the UK. That translates to 550,000 tonnes of paper and
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How to stop cold calls

Nuisance calls are an unwanted interruption to our daily lives. They can also cause anxiety and distress, or result in people being scammed. And whilst

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Block Unknown Calls to Your Mobile

16th Mar 2021 It relates to ‘Silence Unknown Callers’ on iPhone and ‘Block Unwanted Calls’ on Android. We’ve previously covered this topic and recorded helpful
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How to spot a fake website

2nd Mar 2021 Below is the IPS summary of a more detailed article from our friends at ProPrivacy.com on the tell-tale signs that a website
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Recruitment Scams on the Rise

2nd Mar 2021 Scams that entice job applicants to part with money are on the rise; another opportunistic move from fraudsters keen to capitalise on
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Money Muling

5th Jan 2021 When an online offer sounds too good to be true… don’t become a link in the money laundering chain Protect your friends