ICO welcomes Government’s early signing of the modernised Convention 108 0

Today, a modernised version of the Council of Europe’s Convention 108 opens for signature in Strasbourg and the ICO is delighted that the UK Government is among the very first signatories. Source: ico.org.uk

New data protection self-assessment checklist for sole traders 0

The ICO has today launched a  self-assessment checklist   that will help sole traders and self-employed individuals to assess their compliance with new data protection laws. Source: ico.org.uk

ICO fines firm £90,000 for nuisance emails about pre-paid funeral plans 0

The Information Commissioner has fined London-based marketing company, Boost Finance Ltd (BFL), a company responsible for millions of nuisance emails about pre-paid funeral plans. Source: ico.org.uk

Heathrow Airport Limited fined £120,000 for serious failings in its data protection practices 0

Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL) has been fined £120,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for failing to ensure that the personal data held on its network was properly secured. Source: ico.org.uk

GDPR is leading to more second-party data deals 0

While the General Data Protection Regulation hasn’t decimated the digital advertising industry as once feared, it has accelerated demand for risk-free buying options. Contextual targeting has enjoyed a bump, as have programmatic-guaranteed deals. Now, second-party data partnerships are getting a

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