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Officially, three complaints worth 3.9 Billion dollars were filled against Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram respectively via data regulators in three different EU countries. As well as this complaint, French data protection authority CNIL filled a separate claim for 3.7 billion relating to Google’s android operating system for android

Article by: Lesley Holmes | Published: 5 June 2019

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The GDPR journey so far

An article published in The Independent on 28 August 2018 reported that data breach complaints had increased by 160% since the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) came into force. This staggering statistic does not come as surprise, given the amount of media attention and government campaigns there were for GDPR.

Article by: Karen Holden | Published: 29 December 2018

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HR could be exposing firms to potential GDPR fines

Six months on from the GDPR, new study highlights discrepancies between data protection policies and practices among UK HR teams – despite 87 percent saying they are confident their processes are ‘fully compliant’ with the regulations. Contributor Claire Williams.

Article by: Claire Wiliams | Published: 16 December 2018

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Don’t underestimate the importance of GDPR

Nearly 90 percent (86 percent) of UK office workers claim they are more likely to be told off for forgetting to do menial tasks, like emptying or loading the dishwater and keeping their workplace tidy, than complying with GDPR policies, according to a new report.

Article by: Darryl Brunt | Published: 3 October 2018

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Is BYOD a GDPR risk?

With the GDPR deadline upon us, companies must consider whether their Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) stance has the potential to create risks relating to data protection or breaches, as a result of staff using a single smartphone for both business and personal uses.

Article by: Andy Munarriz | Published: 7 June 2018

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Is the HR team the key to GDPR compliance?

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is set to significantly raise the standards for the processing of personal data in the European Union (EU). After May 25, 2018, every business will be impacted by GDPR and failure to comply with the regulation will result in costly penalties of 4 percent of global annual turnover or €20 million, whichever value is greater.

Article by: Nigel Crockford | Published: 14 May 2018

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Data with destiny
Print – Issue 163 | Article of the Week

Ground-breaking legislation or much ado about nothing? With General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), organisations don’t have the luxury to operate a ‘wait and see’ approach, there is no grace period after the implementation date (25 May). Is revolution in the air? No, but significant changes are coming down the track.

Article by: Donald MacKinnon | Published: 11 May 2018

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The GDPR impacts on the future of recruitment

The EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – which comes into force on 25th May 2018 – has far reaching implications for many companies. Its focus on protecting personal data (whether our customers’, our employees’ or any other individual’s resident in the EU) is impacting on everything from marketing and sales, to HR and recruitment.

Article by: Greg Thorpe | Published: 6 May 2018