Hospitality industry faces data scrutiny

Two recent actions against prominent hotel groups in Europe suggest a heightened regulator focus on data protection issues in the hospitality industry. The lessons learned are equally applicable to many other sectors. On 19 August, a class action lawsuit was filed in the High Court of England and Wales against Marriott International for a data [...]

By |2020-08-26T08:32:20+01:0025th August, 2020|ThoughtLeadership|

HewardMills talks with Active Navigation and Faegre Drinker on the PrivSec panel

Last month, our CEO Dyann Heward-Mills participated on a PrivSec panel with Active Navigation and Faegre Drinker to discuss Data Mapping, DPOs, Consumer Protection and how to create a winning approach for global privacy compliance. In the webinar recording [CLICK HERE TO WATCH], Dyann discussed the importance of accountability and the legitimate processing of data. She [...]

By |2020-08-25T09:34:26+01:0024th August, 2020|ThoughtLeadership|

Why organizations need to follow all DPO requirements

Over two years have passed since the highly debated General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on 25 May 2018. By updating its predecessor – the Data Protection Directive – it forcefully placed data protection on the compliance agenda in the European Union and generated greater awareness of privacy rights.  As a result, supervisory [...]

By |2020-08-21T17:38:51+01:0020th August, 2020|ThoughtLeadership|

Privacy Shield Struck Down by European Court of Justice

The EU-US Privacy Shield allows companies to adhere to higher privacy standards before transferring data to the US. This system has facilitated transnational digital trade for more than 5,300 companies and served as an important instrument for the transfer of EU residents’ data to the US. However, on July 16, the Court of Justice [...]

By |2020-08-12T13:11:45+01:0011th August, 2020|ThoughtLeadership|