The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Digest

Keep up to date with all the news, views and progress of the important new regulation

A lack of investment and attention to detail in data security is putting customer data at risk, even though nearly half (46%) of all firms recognise they have a probable - or even greater -  risk of an online data...
“AI evangelist” Inma Martinez is very protective of the details on the first page of her passport. Ever since she began using the internet she has used pseudonyms and fake details. “I went online before anyone knew what...
Everybody who has ever read a privacy notice will know how turgid the language can be. In addition, they can be as long as dissertations. But a new website has been set up to help people better understand the privacy...
Over three months after GDPR came into force, the vast majority of firms have been found wanting when it comes to giving consumers access to the information that is held on them, with 70% of businesses worldwide failing...
California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is notable for being the first data protection legislation introduced in the United States that has clearly been influenced by the European Union’s General Data Protection...
Alongside faster, more efficient vehicles, the accelerated pace of progress in the automotive industry has resulted in more data than ever before. Connected cars, which are equipped with internet access, allow vehicles...
Last year, a headline in Campaign (the marketing sector’s house magazine) proclaimed: “GDPR will render 75% of UK marketing data obsolete”. The accompanying story stated that only 25% of the data held in marketing...
Companies have been struggling with the plight of dirty data for years but, despite increased scrutiny around data privacy, two-fifths (42%) of firms' total data environments have not been modified for between three and...
The Information Commissioner is urging organisations to be more transparent with consumers' personal details, after a survey revealed trust and confidence in how organisations handle personal data is still low, despite...
From the Government’s industrial strategy to the just-published IPPR Commission on Economic Justice report, “Prosperity and justice: A plan for the new economy”, if you are setting out policy for the economy, then you...

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