Data Protection

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Facebook ‘needs to get ahead of this PR nightmare’, says tech expert

Facebook ‘needs to get ahead of this PR nightmare’, says tech expert

Facebook ‘needs to get ahead of this PR nightmare’, says tech expert

Tech expert Guy Cocker has said that Facebook “needs to get ahead of this PR nightmare” after the social media platform was subject to a series of data protection scandals this year.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Arron Banks’ Firm and Leave.EU face fines totalling £135,000 for unlawful use of customer data

Arron Banks’ firm and Leave.EU face fines of up to £135,000 for unlawful use of customer data

Arron Banks’ firm and Leave.EU face fines of £135,000 for unlawful use of data

The UK’s data watchdog has found that Leave.EU staff had access to the personal data of customers of Arron Banks’ insurance company, Eldon.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Npower ‘urgently investigating’ a personal data breach

Npower ‘urgently investigating’ a personal data breach

Npower ‘urgently investigating’ a personal data breach

Npower is “urgently investigating” how the personal details of around 5,000 customers were shared with others by post.

Friday, September 7, 2018

Friday, September 7, 2018

British Airways boss is 'deeply sorry' after a data breach affects 380,000 customers

British Airways boss is 'deeply sorry' after data breach affects 380,000 customers

British Airways data breach affects 380,000 customers

British Airways customers have been left cancelling their credit cards after a 15-day data breach that compromised around 380,000 card payments.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Marketing firm that supplied data to the Labour Party fined £140,000 for breaching Data Protection Act

Marketing firm that supplied data to the Labour Party fined £140,000 for breaching Data Protection Act

Marketing firm that supplied data to the Labour Party fined for data breach

Emma's Diary, a pregnancy and parenthood advice website, sold data to Experian which was then passed to the Labour Party

Friday, May 25, 2018

Friday, May 25, 2018

'Flouting GDPR laws could floor businesses', says Quartz Europe Editor

'Flouting GDPR laws could floor businesses', says Quartz Europe Editor

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) give people in the EU new powers to access and control their personal data.