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Talk about a hit and run: AA finally comes clean on security breakdown 0

We’re so sorry, says Brit biz’s supremo after website leaked people’s personal info UK car insurance and driving school giant The AA has at last admitted it accidentally spilled its

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Guide to Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 0

About the Guide to Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations This guide is for organisations that wish to send electronic marketing messages (by phone, fax, email or text), use cookies, or

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Subject access policy updated after court rulings on disproportionate effort 0

The ICO’s Vivienne Adams provides details of recent updates to policies and guidance. Source: ICO.org.uk

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Promoting privacy with innovation within the law 0

Elizabeth Denham’s speech at the 30th annual conference of Privacy Laws and Business, Cambridge, on 4 July 2017. Source: ICO.org.uk

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ICO publishes International Strategy to help protect UK public’s personal information in a global environment 0

The ICO has published its first ever International Strategy to help it meet overseas data protection challenges including increased globalism, changing technology, GDPR and Brexit. Source: ICO.org.uk

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The AA Exposed Emails, Credit Card Data, and Didn’t Inform Customers Previously, the insurance company said that no data had been compromised. 0

Last week rumours of a potentially serious data breach at UK car insurance company the AA circulated in the security research community. In response, the AA’s customer support Twitter account

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AA Shop investigating 13 gigabyte data breach 0

The AA has been criticised over the way it has handled a data breach involving 13 gigabytes of data. The huge cache was viewable online for a few days in

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Google DeepMind NHS medical trial broke UK privacy law 0

A UK hospital did not do enough to protect the privacy of patients when it shared data with Google, the UK’s Information Commission (ICO) has ruled. The ICO censured the

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Royal Free – Google DeepMind trial failed to comply with data protection law 0

The ICO has ruled the Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust failed to comply with the Data Protection Act when it provided patient details to Google DeepMind. Source: ICO.org.uk

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