Blog: Information Governance Survey: What councils need to do now 0

We’re here to help local councils comply with the Data Protection Act and get ready for the new  General Data Protection Regulation   (GDPR) coming into force from May 2018.

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Yahoo! fined £250,000 after systemic failures put customer data at risk 0

Yahoo! UK Services Limited has been fined £250,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) following a cyber-attack in November 2014. Source:

Standing up for the data rights of our citizens – ICO fines Yahoo! UK Services Limited £250,000 after it failed to protect customers’ personal data 0

James Dipple-Johnstone, ICO Deputy Commissioner of Operations, says that while data protection law might now have changed, the case still provides important lessons for organisations in terms of protecting the public’s personal information and their legal rights. Source:

Bible Society fined £100,000 after security failings put supporters’ personal data at risk 0

The British and Foreign Bible Society, based in Swindon, has been fined £100,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office, after their computer network was compromised as the result of a cyber-attack in 2016. Source:

Consumer data: Statement in response to Which? report 0

Statement from Steve Wood, Deputy Commissioner (Policy) at the ICO, in response to the launch of a report by Which? called Control, Alt or Delete? The future of consumer data: “This research is a timely and valuable contribution to the

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New UK data protection rules are a cynical attack on immigrants 0

Non-nationals subject to an immigration procedure are to lose the right to access data held about them, in a discriminatory move that worries the European parliament ‘This makes it impossible for individuals involved in immigration disputes to obtain their personal

News analysis: Can the UK prove its data adequacy post-Brexit? 0

What does the UK hope to have in common from 29th March 2019 with the following countries: Andorra, Argentina, Canada, Faeroe islands, Guernsey, Israel, Isle of Man, Jersey, New Zealand, Switzerland and Uruguay? It is an odd-looking list, for sure.

UK sent “chilling” warning over EU adequacy decision 0

Brussels has finally broken its silence over the UK’s quest to strike a data transfer deal before Brexit, in a move which one legal expert suggests contains a “chilling” warning that an adequacy decision will not be quite such a

Data Protection Implications of Brexit 0

Well I guess this comes as no big surprise. In its “Notice to stakeholders: withdrawal of the United Kingdom and EU rules in the field of data protection”, the EU today declared that the United Kingdom post Brexit will not

UKIP appeals against ICO request for info on Brexit data dealings 0

Commish ‘forced’ to invoke statutory powers with ‘difficult’ organisations By Rebecca Hill 14 Dec 2017 UKIP has appealed to the information tribunal after the Information Commissioner’s Office ordered it to hand over details about its use of data analytics during

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