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NPA: GDPR could be a ‘main’ cause of 64% increase in error reports 0

Leyla Hannbeck: GDPR could have prompted more frequent use of NPA’s error reporting platform The number of errors reported to the National Pharmacy Association (NPA) increased by more than 60%

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Is GDPR compliance essential? 0

Ignoring the EU’s new online privacy rules could be a big gamble In recent weeks, you may have noticed an increase in the amount of emails you received from various

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GDPR, how privacy is changing 0

On May 25th 2018 the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) officially came into force: a regulation on data protection proposed by the EU in order to guarantee better privacy safeguarding

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Where are we, post-GDPR go-live? 0

GDPR is now fully enforceable by the ICO, but just weeks before it became so, the business world seemed to be waiting with bated breath as marketers, technologists, lawyers and

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Thought of the Day: Are we ready for the GDPR? 0

The enforcement date for the General Data Protection Regulation is looming ever closer. With all the build up and planning, is everyone ready? According to one government survey (released January

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Thought of the Day: How much could Facebook be fined? 0

With Facebook’s privacy practices being investigated, it’s a good time to ask how much the company could potentially be fined. According to the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Facebook will

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Thought of the Day: How was Facebook breached? 0

It doesn’t seem like Facebook was secretly hacked by cybercriminals – so what happened? The company Cambridge Analytica created a third party app that could gather the Facebook data of

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Thought of the Day: Do we need Data Protection harmonisation? 0

One of the selling points for the General Data Protection Regulation is that it will harmonise data protection law across the European Union. What’s so good about that? At the

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Thought of the Day: Data Protection and the Internet of Things 0

The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the internet moving beyond traditional computer devices like laptops and phones, and connecting everyday items like toasters and thermostats. ‘Smart homes’ are a

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Thought of the Day: GDPR and the rights of children 0

It’s funny to think that many of today’s children have never known a time without the internet! Most adults will remember the introduction of the internet as something useful for

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