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2 Intent-to-Fine Notices in 2 Days by UK Information Commissioner for GDPR Violations; Amounts Total £282 Million

Posted in Cybersecurity, Data Privacy, GDPR, GT Alert, White collar
It has been over a year since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force – and it did so with great fanfare. The GDPR had the effect of overhauling how personal data is dealt with across Europe, introducing the ‘gold standard’ of protection for the rights and freedoms of EU data subjects. At… Continue Reading

EU General Data Protection Regulation: What Impact for Franchise Businesses?

Posted in Brexit, Cybersecurity, Data Privacy
One of the most important assets that a franchise business has is its customer data. For a franchise business, data protection/data privacy regulation should be a key compliance issue. This is particularly the case in Europe, which has had comprehensive data protection laws for many years, and is reforming those laws into a legislative framework… Continue Reading

UK ICO and Ofcom Publish Updated Joint Action Plan to tackle nuisance calls and messages in 2014

Posted in Data Privacy
Written By Luke Dixon, CIPP/E The UK Information Commissioner (ICO) and Ofcom have published an update on their Joint Action Plan for tackling nuisance calls and messages. They have identified a number of priority areas for 2014, including: (i) ongoing, targeted enforcement action; (ii) improving the tracing and technical assessment of nuisance calls; (iii) working… Continue Reading