The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Digest

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

Customer acquisition strategies will need a major overhaul if the results of a new study are to be believed, with claims that British consumers are so worried about sharing their personal data with businesses that...
GDPR will impact different businesses in different ways, depending on the size, operating model and the type of customer data that is held. AI start-ups are working at the frontier of a challenging and innovative...
Companies have been warned not to make appointing a data protection officer a "tick-box" exercise following concerns that some companies are handing the role - a legal requirement for many businesses under GDPR - to...
This week could prove to be the most challenging for commercial organisations since the financial crash of 2008. By bank holiday weekend, brands may discover that not only is their customer base severely depleted, but...
From anecdotal evidence given by leading data protection lawyer Robert Bond, it would seem that the deadline for GDPR has sneaked up on a significant number of US organisations and caught them unawares. At a round table...
So, with just one week to go before GDPR enforcement begins, what is your attitude towards your customers and their potential to exercise newly-granted or enhanced rights over their data? If you have really understood...
With just nine days to go until GDPR D-Day, a new survey by IBM suggests that the majority of companies now view the impending regulation as an opportunity to improve privacy, security, and data management - or as...
Up and down the country and probably across the entire continent of Europe, people’s email inboxes are filling up with requests to “review our updated privacy policy.” Despite having come into force almost two years ago...
Ok, so just as you are getting your organisation ready for the General Data Protection Regulation, you now need to get it focused on the new ePrivacy Regulation. If your business has any kind of digital footprint -...
The Bar Council - the body which represents barristers in the UK - has warned that the rush to push through the "clumsily drafted" UK Data Protection Bill will hand the Information Commissioner's Office powers which...

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