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The Marriot International data breach fine – yet another reminder to prioritise personal data protection

Introduction On 9 July 2019, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) issued a notice of its intention to fine Marriott International £99,200,396 for its infringement of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) following revelations of personal data breaches in November 2018. The fine came on the heels another fine by the ICO of £183 million [...]

By |2020-01-08T11:52:57+01:0019th August, 2019|DPO, ThoughtLeadership|

183 million reasons to invest in your Data Protection Officer (DPO) function.

GDPR breach fines a reality - The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) intention to fine British Airways £183 million for personal data breaches of it's customers will be of enormous concern to those that are in charge of cyber security. Even before the dust had settled on the British Airways story, the news came that the [...]

By |2020-01-08T11:53:32+01:0016th July, 2019|DPO, ThoughtLeadership|

A comparison between the GDPR and the California Consumer Privacy Act 2018

Introduction - Data Protection Laws in the US The California Consumer Privacy Act 2018 (CCPA) will come into effect on the 1st January 2020. It is stated to be the first comprehensive law in the area of privacy and personal information in the US. Generally the CCPA and the GDPR are similar in regard to [...]

By |2020-01-08T11:53:47+01:0029th April, 2019|DPO, ThoughtLeadership|

The new Washington Privacy Act; a move towards enhanced Information privacy laws in the US

The new Washington Privacy Act; a move towards enhanced Information Privacy Laws in the US The new Washington Privacy Act is expected to take effect on 31/12/2020. The Act is stated to be the second comprehensive State law on privacy protection in the US after the California Consumer Privacy Act, which will take effect [...]

By |2020-02-10T11:35:31+01:0012th March, 2019|DPO, ThoughtLeadership|

The new EU ePrivacy Regulation & new Data Protection laws

The new EU ePrivacy Regulation & new data protection laws - What does it mean? In addition to GDPR compliance, the protection of personal data in the realm of electronic communication services in the EU will soon be regulated by the new ePrivacy Regulation, which is expected to be adopted later this year. The regulation [...]

By |2020-01-08T11:54:18+01:004th March, 2019|ThoughtLeadership|