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10 GDPR Myths Debunked

by Tim Heath on 2017-08-18 12:24PM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Law, BUSINESS-Services-IT & Telecoms

A lack of preparation for GDPR may bring significant, expensive and highly unwelcome repercussions.

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Moneysupermarket.com Spammed 7 Million

by Tim Heath on 2017-08-01 11:31AM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Law

UK rules on direct marketing emails are more strict than widely thought, as Moneysupermaket.com and Morrisons supermarkets have discovered.

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US Needs To Get Its Data Ready For GDPR

by Neil Telford on 2017-07-18 05:50PM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Law

The GDPR harmonises data privacy laws, empowers EU citizens’ data privacy and will reshape organisations' approach to data privacy.

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British Businesses Are Unaware Of Data Protection Laws

by Neil Telford on 2017-07-18 05:30PM in BUSINESS-Services-Law, FREE TO VIEW, NEWS-News Analysis

Almost two-thirds of British businesses are unaware they could face fines of up to €20million with the introduction of GPPR.

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Terrorist Activities On Social Media

by Tim Heath on 2017-07-17 11:26AM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Law, BUSINESS-Services-Financial

The financial services sector is required to report suspicious transactions. Should the same apply to suspicious communications on social media?

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Germany Gets Tough On Social Media

by Tim Heath on 2017-07-07 04:15PM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Law

Social media companies in Germany face fines of up to 50m euros if they fail to remove "obviously illegal" content in time.

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GDPR Guidance For May 2018

by Tim Heath on 2017-07-05 11:06AM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Law

The EU GDPR enforces a much tougher and stricter regime, with much more severe penalties, than the UK Data Protection act it replaces

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Three Ways To Prepare Your Business For GDPR

by Tim Heath on 2017-07-03 11:21AM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Law

The UK will apply the EU General Data Protection Regulation which comes into force next year on May 25th 2018. Get ready.

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EU Fines Google $2.7 Billion

by Tim Heath on 2017-06-28 08:32AM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-National, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Law, BUSINESS-Services-IT & Telecoms

Google systematically gave prominent placement in searches to its own comparison shopping service and demoted rivals in search results.

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Report Predicts Banks To Get €4.7bn Fines In First 3 years Under GDPR

by Tim Heath on 2017-06-26 04:26PM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Law, BUSINESS-Services-Financial

With an estimated 128 breaches per year in the EU financial services industry, the cost of paying GDPR penalties could be huge.

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