The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Digest

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

Just 19% of IT decision makers are confident that they have done enough to fully comply with now fully-enforced GDPR. This figure was deduced from a survey carried out on behalf of Apricorn which asked the decision-...
The Information Commissioner's Office is using today's GDPR D-Day to officially launch its Your Data Matters awareness campaign, which aims to help consumers understand the changing data protection environment in a...
From now on, 24th May will be known to both consumers and the data industry as D-Day. But not because it represented a glorious first step towards liberating nations from evil invaders, but rather as Deletion Day....
UK consumers have finally woken up to how some companies are exploiting their personal information for profit with a new study showing that over two-thirds (69%) of Britons have actively taken steps to avoid sharing...
According to a report by the DMA and Acxiom, learning about the details of the GDPR will lead to a majority of people having greater confidence in sharing data with companies and organisations. In fact, 62% of the 1,000...
In the rush to become compliant ahead of Friday’s deadline for GDPR enforcement, organisations are struggling to identify and deploy all of the resources which the wide-ranging new law requires. While technology fixes...
Customer acquisition strategies will need a major overhaul if the results of a new study are to be believed, with claims that British consumers are so worried about sharing their personal data with businesses that...
GDPR will impact different businesses in different ways, depending on the size, operating model and the type of customer data that is held. AI start-ups are working at the frontier of a challenging and innovative...
Companies have been warned not to make appointing a data protection officer a "tick-box" exercise following concerns that some companies are handing the role - a legal requirement for many businesses under GDPR - to...
This week could prove to be the most challenging for commercial organisations since the financial crash of 2008. By bank holiday weekend, brands may discover that not only is their customer base severely depleted, but...

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