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Feb
02
2018

GDPR: UK leading the field?

A recently reported survey carried out by data cleansing specialist, W8 Data, has found that the UK is significantly more confident than other EU countries that it can comply with..

Jan
19
2018

Covert surveillance breaches right to privacy and data protection law

Covert surveillance at work was found to be in breach of the right to privacy and data protection law by the European Court of Human Rights(ECtHR) in Lopez Ribalda &..

Jan
05
2018

What to look out for in 2018

With 2018 newly arrived, it’s the ideal time to take a look at what’s in store for the world of business and its employees over the next year. ..

Dec
22
2017

Criminal conviction for Loss Adjustors who used illegally obtained data

With the constant risk of fraud, investigating claims is a priority for many insurance firms. However, a recent case has shown how this can lead to a breach of data..

Dec
15
2017

Employers could be liable for data breaches by rogue employees

In 2014 an employee of Morrisons supermarkets posted payroll information (including names, addresses, bank accounts and salaries) of 99,988 colleagues online and sent the same to newspapers. Mr Skelton had..

Dec
01
2017

Uber facing large fine as a result of data breach

Uber has recently admitted that it concealed a cyberattack that exposed the data of 57 million customers and drivers in October 2016, including names, email addresses and mobile phone numbers...

Nov
24
2017

Countdown to the GDPR: 6 months to go!

With the GDPR coming into force in only 6 months, organisations (who haven’t already) should be starting their preparations...

Nov
24
2017

Company fined £80,000 for selling personal data without owners’ consent

The ICO has fined data brokering company Verso Group (UK) Ltd £80,000 for a serious and deliberate contravention of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA)...

Nov
10
2017

Web of Secrecy: most organisations failing to inform users about what will happen to their personal data

The ICO has led a global investigation of website privacy communications on behalf of the Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) and found many organisations’ data protection practices are lacking. ..

Oct
27
2017

ICO: Notification requirement to be removed, however fee regime will continue

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has announced that it will drop requirements for data controllers to notify the ICO of data processing activities but will retain a fee regime, when..



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