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Pre-employment vetting: Data protection and criminal records 0

Does the GDPR prohibit employers from undertaking pre-employment vetting in relation to criminal records? This article clarifies the complex position in relation to data protection and criminal offence personal data.

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As medical records are stolen and shared, data protection faces a crisis of faith 0

Humans love being connected. Almost 4.5 billion of us — over half the world’s population — are now online, and the number keeps growing. Our phones, tablets, televisions, watches, fitness

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Pharmacy gets first UK fine for GDPR breaches 0

A London-based pharmacy has been fined £275,000 for “careless” storage of patient data – the first penalty levied under a new EU-mandated data protection regime in the UK. Doorstep Dispensaree

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The Catch 22 Scenario for GDPR 0

The goals of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are simple: a law to ensure data protection and privacy for all individual citizens of the European Union and the European

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European Data Protection Board Issues Final Guidelines on Extraterritorial Application of GDPR 0

The European Data Protection Board has issued long-awaited final guidelines for the extraterritorial application of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Key changes: (1) GDPR can apply extraterritorially to some streams of data processing

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The Greek Data Protection Authority issues a GDPR fine 0

The Greek Data Protection Authority issued a fine of € 150,000 against a major consulting company under the GDPR for unlawful processing of the personal data of its employees. The

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GDPR’s first anniversary: A year of progress in privacy protection 0

May 25 marks one year since the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation officially went into effect. GDPR is a groundbreaking privacy framework that empowers residents of the EU to

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ICO warns that the Washington Post offers invalid cookie consent under the GDPR 0

It has been reported that the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued the US-based Washington Post newspaper with a warning about how it obtains consent for cookies from website visitors.

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Google Facing Complaints of GDPR Violations From Consumer Groups in 7 Countries 0

As soon as the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect in May 2018, it was only a matter of time before tech giants like Google would start

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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

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