Sleigh-ing the Christmas GDPR myths 0

In the latest of our series of GDPR myth-busting blogs, a new post by Deputy Commissioner (Policy) Steve Wood tackles some misconceptions which have sprung up around how the new

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Former headteacher prosecuted for unlawfully obtaining school children’s personal information 0

An ex head teacher has been fined for unlawfully obtaining school children’s personal data from previous schools where he worked. Source: ico.org.uk

Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) Forum 0

Elizabeth Denham’s speech to the International Privacy Forum, a public event following the 50 th   Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) Forum in Wellington, New Zealand on 4 December 2018. Source: ico.org.uk

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Elizabeth Denham’s speech to the International Privacy Forum, a public event following the 50 th   Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) Forum in Wellington, New Zealand on 4 December 2018. Source: ico.org.uk

Marriott: FBI investigating after up to 500m guest records exposed in Starwood hotel database breach 0

Top London landmarks, such as Park Lane Sheraton Grand, Westbury Mayfair and Le Meridien Piccadilly, are among the properties hit. 17:23, UK, The FBI is investigating after the details of up to 500 million Starwood hotel guests may have been

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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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