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Apr
05
2019

GDPR – A year on

It is almost a year since one of the largest scale reforms of data protection law has taken place. In the run up to May 2018 employers across the country..

Jan
30
2019

Google hit with record fine under GDPR

Google LLC has been fined 50 million euros by CNIL (the French data protection regulator and ‘lead authority’ in this matter) for breaches of GDPR. ..

Jan
10
2019

Seven months down the line and many are still unaware of their GDPR requirements

The EU’s Data Protection pride and joy, GDPR, came in a little over seven months ago. Despite this, many workers are still not compliant and, worse still, are unaware that..

Nov
01
2018

Morrisons liable for employee’s data protection breach

In the recent case of WM Morrison Supermarkets plc v Various Claimants, Morrisons faced claims from its employees who had been the subject of a data breach. Morrisons employed..

Oct
09
2018

Social Media App Google+ to close down for consumers after huge data breach

It has been reported this week that Google’s social media app, Google+, is to close down for consumers after it was revealed that a bug had exposed the personal data..

Sep
26
2018

ICO Publishes First GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018 Enforcement Notice

As recently reported in the media, the Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) has issued its first Enforcement Notice under the Data Protection Act 2018 (“DPA 2018”) against AggregateIQ Data Services Ltd..

Jul
13
2018

Facebook to pay for data protection breaches

The ICO has announced that Facebook will be fined the maximum possible amount of £500,000 for its breaches of the Data Protection Act in relation to the Cambridge Analytica scandal,..

Jul
03
2018

GDPR: Commercial realities

It will not have escaped organisations’ attention that data protection laws have undergone significant reforms lately. ..

Jun
14
2018

Dixons Carphone admits major data breach

Dixons Carphone’s review of data and its systems disclosed massive unauthorised access to 5.9 million customer cards and 1.2 million personal records. The incident gathers attention after both GDPR and..

Jun
08
2018

GDPR: Not the end of the story as the DPA 2018 comes into force

The 25th May 2018 has now come and gone and the GDPR has come into force. ..



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