Lawyers express mixed views over privacy of NHSX contact tracing app

Lawyers have expressed mixed views over the safety of the UK government's new coronavirus contact tracing app.

Published 6 May 2020

Data regulators impose £97m in GDPR fines across Europe

European organisations have been fined €114 million (£97m) under the GDPR regime, DLA Piper has found.

Published 20 January 2020

Jonathan Tait: FaceApp – fun on the face of it…

Jonathan Tait discusses the concerning details of a popular new app.

Published 25 July 2019

ICO proposes to fine Marriott over £99 million for GDPR breach

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has issued a notice of its intention to fine Marriott International £99.2 million for infringements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Published 10 July 2019

Complaint against UK over GDPR immigration exemption filed with European Commission

A formal complaint has been filed with the European Commission against the UK for allegedly flouting the EU’s regulation on data protection (GDPR) by including a broad immigration control exemption in its new Data Protection Act. 

Published 2 July 2019

Stuart Davey: GDPR data breach notifications in UK among highest in EU

Organisations operating in the UK are reporting data breaches in greater number than in many other parts of the EU and reported incidents have risen dramatically since the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), writes Stuart Davey.

Published 14 June 2019

Martin Sloan: GDPR – Top five to-dos 12 months in

The General Data Protection Regulation came into force on 25 May 2018. As GDPR approaches its first birthday, what should be on your to-do list? Martin Sloan shares his top five actions that will help to ensure you remain GDPR compliant.

Published 23 May 2019

Privacy campaigner Max Schrems takes on streaming services over GDPR 'violations'

Austrian privacy campaigner Max Schrems has lodged complaints against eight online streaming services in relation to alleged "structural violations" of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Published 22 January 2019