Former council officer fined for emailing CVs of rival job applicants to his partner 0

A former senior local government officer has been prosecuted for passing the personal information of rival job applicants to his partner. Source: ico.org.uk

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Can AI and GDPR Co-Exist? 0

AI says, ‘Give me more data!’; GDPR says, ‘Slow down buddy!’ Training an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm requires data—lots of data. But staying GDPR-compliant while acquiring that data can be

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Google to appeal €50 million GDPR fine 0

French watchdog said search giant violated EU privacy rules. U.S. tech giant Google said Wednesday it would appeal the €50 million fine for privacy violations issued by the French data

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Software to support your GDPR compliance project 0

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance should be a priority and high on every organisation’s agenda with less than two months until the regulation comes into effect on 25 May

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Blog: Advancing the adtech debate from a data protection perspective 0

Simon McDougall highlights three areas of concern in the adtech industry and invites stakeholders to a fact-finding forum. Source: ico.org.uk

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Housing developer fined for ignoring data request 0

Organisations have been reminded they could face a criminal prosecution if they fail to respect the public’s legal right to access their personal information. Source: ico.org.uk

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Blog: Show you mean business by paying the Data Protection Fee 0

Paul Arnold, Deputy CEO, explains to small businesses why they need to pay the data protection fee.  Source: ico.org.uk

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ICO fines Leave.EU and Arron Banks’ insurance £120,000 over marketing law breaches 0

The two companies which traded under the name of Go Skippy Insurance will now face ICO auditing action The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined Leave.EU and Arron Banks a

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ICO to audit data protection practices at Leave.EU and Eldon Insurance after fining both companies for unlawful marketing messages 0

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued fines totalling £120,000 to an EU referendum campaign and an insurance company for serious breaches of electronic marketing laws and is set to

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Cybersecurity Experts Share Insight For Data Privacy Day 2019 0

You’ll have to forgive my ignorance—but what is an appropriate gift for Data Privacy Day? Perhaps an encrypted portable drive? That might not be a bad idea, but what I

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