Loan firm responsible for nearly a million nuisance text messages is fined 0

A credit company responsible for sending nearly one million nuisance texts in six months has been fined £80,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office. Source: ICO.org.uk

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Schweizer Firmen sind gezwungen, Daten ihrer Kunden besser zu schützen – sonst drohen drakonische Strafen 0

Dem neuen Datenschutzgesetz in der EU sind auch die meisten Schweizer Unternehmen unterworfen. Die Auswirkungen sind nicht zu unterschätzen, und Unterlassungen können ganz schön ins Geld gehen. «Hört auf zu

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ICO’s Annual Report for 2016/17 highlights a year of achievements and future challenges 0

Elizabeth Denham has published her first annual report as the United Kingdom’s Information Commissioner. Source: ICO.org.uk

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Statement in response to new Snapchat location feature 0

Statement from ICO regarding Snap Maps, a new location feature available through Snapchat. Source: ICO.org.uk

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Common Thread Network announces Ghana’s Mrs Teki Akuetteh Falconer as new co-chair 0

The Common Thread Network is pleased to announce that Mrs Teki Akuetteh Falconer has been appointed as new co-chair alongside Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham. Source: ICO.org.uk

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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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Preparing for the GDPR – Personal Data and Assessment 0

An overview suitable for all organisations, including start-ups, small and medium sized businesses, charities and non-profit organisations. Complying with the General Data Protection Regulation is … This contect is protected

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Getting ready for the GDPR 0

The General Data Protection Regulation will be enforced from mid-2018. Non-compliance could lead to fines of up to €20 million or 4% of annual global turnover. It has an extra-territorial

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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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