GDPR and the travel sector: Benign Easter bunny, nightmare on compliance street, or the ultimate game of chance?

GDPR has been excellent for revealing the “personalities” of companies across the travel trade. First you have the happy Easter bunnies – those that have prepared well in advance, splashed out on the technological framework necessary and will be sitting pretty next May on the 25th, the implementation deadline.  They will stand up to regulatory […]

Three GDPR failures

The European Commission was spot on in its assessment of The EU General Data Protection Regulation as “the most important change in data privacy regulation in 20 years”. Organisations need to comply with GDPR, but shouldn’t lose sight of the ultimate objective: enabling and driving more digital interactions and activity. First of all, the new regulation […]

GDPR – A systems-based approach to best practice data protection

With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) set to come into effect in May 2018, organisations are still struggling to understand its drivers, implications and lines of responsibility. The new ruling essentially lays down the minimum that businesses should be doing to protect their data, particularly the most sensitive and personal, from the threat of breaches and […]