Tag Archives: GDPR

The end of the Brexit transition period: what this means for your business’s data protection obligations

It’s difficult to believe we’re already in December – particularly when it feels like the world has been on pause for most of 2020 – yet here we are in the final month of the Brexit transition period. Up to …

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Don’t let your cookie compliance crumble

Although a whole year has now passed since the UK’s privacy regulator, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), published updated guidance on the use of cookies, a significant number of websites targeting UK users remain non-compliant with the latest legislation and …

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M&A: Cyber security and data privacy risks

Cyber risk is a critical threat to any successful merger and acquisition in today’s business environment, making cyber risk an important element of M&A due diligence activity. Cyber risk issues that are uncovered during or after an M&A process, can …

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British Airways facing record GDPR fine

The fine represents 1.5% of its 2017 worldwide turnover, and whilst below the maximin possible 4% fines represents the largest single fine handed down by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). Patrick Wheeler, Partner and Head of Intellectual Property and Data …

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AI: It’s time to ExplAIn

The ICO and The Turing conducted public research to gather information about the views held on AI. The ICO has said that they are working on the project as they believe that AI presents ‘some of the biggest risks related …

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