Why you should attend a GDPR conference

2018 will see the biggest change in data protection and privacy for two decades and will have a global impact on companies of all sizes; public sector and Government organisations, charities, professional bodies and associations. GDPR, the General Data Protection Regulation is setting the tone for data protection and although the enforcement date is May […]

Five myths about GDPR

There’s much talk and debate around the implications of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The regulation is essentially designed to harmonise data privacy laws, protect and empower all EU citizens’ (and residents’) data privacy, and reshape the way organisations across the region approach data privacy. Many organisations are looking to become GDPR compliant sooner […]

ICO seeks warrant to search Cambridge Analytica offices and committee calls for Facebook evidence

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) plans to seek a warrant to search the offices of the political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica. The UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham told Channel 4 News their plans on Monday and said: “I think we should all be shocked by this.” In a statement, Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner said: “On […]

GDPR Conference Europe: Roadmap to Sales and Marketing: If it feels a bit creepy, it’s probably inappropriate

Ardi Kolah, Executive Fellow and Director of the GDPR Transition Programme at Henley Business School, kicked off the day with a presentation on ‘creepy or cool’. This highlighted the thought process all organisations should go through when deciding to process personal data, “If it feels a bit creepy, it is probably inappropriate.” The data breach panel […]