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Data protection principles

If you process data, you can stay lawful by adhering to these principles
25 Mar 2019
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Policy & legislation

ICO seeks expert input on AI regulation

As AI use grows, data protection must be embedded by design, according to the ICO
19 Mar 2019
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Birmingham Court fines pair over data breaches

The ICO will also take action against pair for "abuse of positions of trust"
19 Mar 2019
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Data protection policies and procedures

Why your company needs them, and what they should include
7 Mar 2019
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Research unearths inadvertent GDPR business benefits

Regulatory compliant businesses are more appealing to investors and have boosted their overall efficiency
6 Mar 2019
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Facebook is subject to 10 major GDPR investigations

The Irish data regulator is also probing Apple, Twitter and LinkedIn for alleged data protection violations
28 Feb 2019
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

More than 3,000 GPs risk violating GDPR

The BMA warns changes to a system that collects immunisation data risks breaching the 'data minimisation' principle
25 Feb 2019
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Gov to hold talks with Mark Zuckerberg over tech regulation

Culture secretary will use the 30-minute meeting to explore ways to remove harmful content from social media
21 Feb 2019
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

GDPR compliance checklist: Is your organisation GDPR-ready?

Make sure your organisation is GDPR-compliant now the 25 May deadline has passed
12 Feb 2019
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Housing developer hit with fine over data protection failure

ICO slaps firm with penalty for failing to comply with Subject Access Request
8 Feb 2019
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Irish Data Protection Commission has questions for Facebook

Plans to merge Messenger, WhatsApp and Instagram prompts request for an “urgent briefing”
29 Jan 2019
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Handing NHS data over to Google really isn’t a healthy move

We should all be questioning the willingness and ability of the NHS to manage a relationship with a global IT company
14 Jan 2019
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Website widgets could lead to data protection sanctions

Buttons such as Facebook's 'Like' come under scrutiny after data collection court challenge
20 Dec 2018
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No-deal Brexit will block critical data transfers to EU

With no time to reach a data adequacy agreement, the ICO has published guidance for businesses to avoid disruption
14 Dec 2018
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Fresh EU Directive strengthens powers against cyber fraud

Stolen payment credentials profits criminals over a billion every year, meaning new powers are long overdue
12 Dec 2018
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"Backroom" data-sharing leading to UK human rights abuses

Human rights group blasts "backroom" data-sharing between public services and Home Office for immigration control
5 Dec 2018
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GDPR turns six months old

Experts say businesses still have a way to go before they reach compliance
21 Nov 2018
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GDPR turns six months old

Experts say businesses still have a way to go before they reach compliance
21 Nov 2018
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Six-month sentence handed for data abuse in ICO prosecution

Data regulator hints seeking tougher punishment was an effort to change behaviour in how personal data is held and processed
13 Nov 2018
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MPs make fresh attempt to question Mark Zuckerberg

UK and Canadian MPs join forces in this latest attempt as Facebook's CEO is invited to appear before an ‘international grand committee’
1 Nov 2018
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Facebook fined £500,000 for Cambridge Analytica data scandal

The social network receives the maximum penalty under the Data Protection Act 1998
25 Oct 2018
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Tim Cook says the US should take inspiration from GDPR

Cook said he disagrees with the way other tech businesses misuse customer data
25 Oct 2018
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Apple's new portal lets users see what data it has on them

The portal will allow users to see what data the company holds about them
18 Oct 2018
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Warped consumer expectations may evolve GDPR compliance

With five months of GDPR seeing SARs spike, and “bizarre” RTBF requests, could a new breed of compliance emerge?
15 Oct 2018
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