The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Digest

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

As the countdown to GDPR D-Day continues apace, a new study claims that many organisations will be inundated with requests for personal information from UK consumers, with two in five (40%) already planning to take...
Facebook's data scandal appears to have had a knock-on affect across all companies operating in the sector - as well as mainstream brands - with a new study showing that fewer than a fifth (17%) of consumers say they...
Last month saw a flurry of surveys and stories about organisations not being on track to be compliant with GDPR by the 25th May deadline. With this in mind, the Direct Marketing Association (DMA) organised a roundtable...
Over three-quarters of charities admit they still have plenty of work to do to meet the GDPR D-Day deadline of May 25, with most organisations still scratching their heads over how they will achieve consent to carry on...
With the Information Commissioner's Office still gauging its response to EU data chiefs' final consent guidance, the DMA is attempting to step into the breach with the launch of its latest guidance which aims to clear...
When it comes to interpretations of the new data protection law, it can sometimes seem that truth has very little to do with what is being said. Search on the subject and the top result comes from a compliance vendor...
If the prospect of the new legal framework for data protection has you worried, just imagine what life was like for charities back in 2015. “We were shaken by the negative impact from the death of Olive Cook,” recalled...
With just 30 days to go until GDPR comes into force, EU data protection chiefs have finally released their guidance on consent under GDPR, leaving the UK Information Commissioner's Office just weeks to unpick the...
Facebook is risking yet another privacy backlash after reports that it is moving the accounts of nearly 1.5 billion users out of its Irish HQ  to its US headquarters, meaning that they will not longer be covered by GDPR...
Which of the following roles do you currently have open - data scientist, data engineer, data protection officer? If you asked this of ten organisations, chances are that six would opt for the DS, three for the DE and...

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