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GDPR has led to $126 million in fines over data privacy 0

As well as 160,000 reported data breaches and counting. It’s been a year and nearly eight months since the EU’s data privacy law, the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), came

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How the GDPR has given rise to subject access requests (SARs) – and what this means for businesses, large and small 0

The GDPR has given SARs “sharper” teeth – and the implications for businesses are considerable. Many organisations have experienced a rise in costs for IT and legal services on the path to complying with the European Union’s General Data Protection

A Marketer’s Guide to the CCPA 0

Inspired by the GDPR, the CCPA requires organizations to manage the personal data of California residents in a new way and grant them rights to their personal information. Is your firm prepared? Data privacy laws such as the GDPR continue

Global GDPR Services Market Industry Analysis and Forecast (2018-2026) 0

Global GDPR Services Market was valued at US$ 665.8Mn in 2017 and is expected to reach US$ 3459.3Mn by 2026, at a CAGR of 22.87% during a forecast period. Major driving factors behind the growth of GDPR services market include

UK data watchdog kicks £280m British Airways and Marriott GDPR fines into legal long grass 0

Info Commish has £2m annual legal budget to face off with multinationals The UK Information Commissioner’s Office has kicked £280m in data breach fines against British Airways and US hotel chain Marriott into the long grass. As spotted by City

GDPR fines: €114m so far, but far more expected 0

uropean data regulators have now issued fines totalling €114m (£97m) under GDPR, but there are far more to come, according to a report published today. GDPR, which is in force across the 28 Member States of the European Union, as

GDPR Fines: Legal Consistency “Years Away” as Penalties Hit €114 Million 0

“We are years away from having legal certainty” European data protection regulators have dished out over €114 million in GDPR fines since the regulation came into force in May 2018, DLA Paper figures showed today, with the law firm saying

Guess What? Even the GDPR Is Getting Circumvented 0

It is as we had always expected, internet users don’t really care about their data privacy and as a result even the best thought out plans to keep them secure fail A new study suggests that the well-thought out cookie

Popular dating apps could be in breach of GDPR 0

Tinder, OkCupid, and Grindr are in hot water over their approach to user content. Working on the basis of matching or filtering users based on personal information, dating platforms require a chunk of uniquely personal information from members. In return,

Only 11.8% of website ‘cookie banners’ are complying with GDPR 0

Designs that remove opt-out button from first page increase consent by 22 to 23% The GDPR was introduced in May 2018 and with it came consent management platforms (CMPs) designed to aid websites in conforming to the new regulation while

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