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Thought of the Day: Data Protection and the Internet of Things 0

The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the internet moving beyond traditional computer devices like laptops and phones, and connecting everyday items like toasters and thermostats. ‘Smart homes’ are a

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Thought of the Day: Should brokers be allowed to sell consumer data? 0

Consumer data brokers collect and trade information collected from diverse online and offline sources. This includes information that is available publicly and also consumer data that can be bought or

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Thought of the Day: How many people do companies have data for? 0

Data is all around us, and individuals are creating more data all the time. Every time a person interacts with an online platform like Facebook or applies for a credit

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Thought of the Day: Using Consumer Data for Predicting Health 0

Companies collect data from individuals regularly and are finding more and more ways to use this information. In one example, the insurer Aviva worked with the consulting firm Deloitte to

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Thought of the Day: GDPR and the rights of children 0

It’s funny to think that many of today’s children have never known a time without the internet! Most adults will remember the introduction of the internet as something useful for

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Thought of the Day: What elements should be considered for data flow mapping? 0

The GDPR requires companies to map their data flows to assess their privacy risks. This will help to identify gaps between the current processes and the requirements under the new

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Thought of the Day: What does the FCA have to do with the GDPR? 0

Companies from various industries have to follow all of the rules and regulations that are relevant to their field. The GDPR will apply to the vast majority of industries as

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Thought of the Day: Is the GDPR a box ticking exercise? 0

When it comes to following rules and regulations, it could be easy to think that companies can simply find a list of things to complete and check them off. However,

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Thought of the Day: The GDPR deadline is approaching 0

With May 25 looming nearby, it’s time for companies to start thinking about the reality of how the General Data Protection Regulation will affect them. Companies should be well on

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Thought of the Day: Stolen data and online fraud 0

One of the purposes of data protection is to prevent accidental data losses and data being stolen. Why? There are lots of reasons for protecting data – from confidentiality requirements

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