The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Digest

Keep up to date with all the news, views and progress of the important new regulation

UK businesses which engage third parties to process personal data on their behalf are being urged to go over their existing contracts with a fine tooth comb to ensure they will be compliant with GDPR, in new draft...
Brussels' plans to restrict collection and use of data in digital advertising as part of the proposed ePrivacy Regulation could have serious and unintended consequences, wiping out up to half of the €526bn (£470bn)...
UK business bosses are stepping up their campaign to lobby the Government to use Brexit negotiations to seek an "adequecy decision" with the EU  or put the country's burgeoning data economy at risk. In a keynote speech...
As companies ramp up their search for data protection officers to ensure GDPR compliance, legal experts have warned them not to be tempted to hand the role to chief privacy officers - or any other senior executives - as...
Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham has admitted that companies will have to wait until the new year for official guidance on how they can use "legitimate interests" to gain permission for direct marketing under...
UK industry bodies and regulators have backed the Government's plans to bring in new data protection legislation - which will incorporate GDPR on the statute book - insisting British businesses view the new laws as an...
UK businesses will soon get the first glimpse of what the new UK Data Protection Bill will cover, following confirmation by the Department of Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) that it intends to introduce the...
Sweden has every reason to be sensitive about personal information. Up to 1975, it compulsorily sterilised some 21,000 of its own citizens on the grounds of eugenics. With a problematic misuse of medical data of that...
Awareness of GDPR may be rising, but awareness of what it takes to be compliant is still seriously amiss, according to a new study which claims that only 2% of businesses which claim to have met their obligations under...
A survey taken in April for the Unisys Security Index found that Britons are dubious of health insurance companies using wearable trackers to understand their fitness habits, but are in favour of smartwatch enabled...

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