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    June 2021
  • Cookie banner terror – Do you know the rules on cookies?

    Privacy activists have ‘gone to war’ on so-called ‘cookie banner terror’ – issuing complaints to the top 10,000 European websites over their cookie non-compliance. It’s important you understand the rules so you can make sure you’re doing the right thing.

  • NHS Digital’s “data grab” delayed

    NHS Digital’s plans to share people’s medical records has been delayed in order to carry out further consultation with key stakeholders. The plans, which put the onus on patients to opt out rather than opt in, has been the subject of heated debate.

  • New Standard Contractual Clauses introduced by the European Commission

    The European Commission recently announced it’s adopting two new sets of Standard Contractual Clauses (SSCs) which could affect how your business handles personal data.

    November 2020
  • ICO fines hotel group for data breach

    A global hotel group has been fined after a four year old data breach was identified, even though the business was in different hands when the cyber-attack originally occurred. Here’s how historic breaches can bite.