New research from the DMA and Acxiom reveals a positive change in attitudes towards data privacy and sharing.
Profits at Debenhams are down by 85 per cent. The weather, government and the company from Seattle, Amazon, got the blame.
GDPR has got teeth. The US regulatory approach to privacy, by contrast, is all gums. And US Senators, based on their recent performance when they were supposed to be grilling Mark Zuckerberg, shows they while they may have teeth, they don’t seem to know how to use them. Never mind, it seems lawyers are […]
Posted on 12th April 2018 in GDPR.
Businesses across Europe are busy making sure they are GDPR compliant ahead of its looming deadline of May 25th. The fast-approaching legislation will give consumers more control over how their personal data is being used and significantly increases the pressure on businesses to protect and secure customer information. Richard Smith, Regional Manager at SOTI looks furhter.
Posted on 27th March 2018 in GDPR.
Now it has emerged that Facebook and Aleksandr Kogan, the academic at the centre of the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica storm, worked together on a dataset concerning 57 billion Facebook friendships. But is this such a big deal?
Data privacy is no longer a legal requirement, it’s vital for greasing the wheels of the economy, as the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica debacle shows.
Complying with the GDPR is anything but a box ticking exercise, however much of what’s required by the new regulation is an evolution, not a revolution. Individuals already have many rights under the current Data Protection Act, but the difference is that organisations will have to, not only be compliant, but demonstrate and document compliance. […]
Posted on 26th February 2018 in GDPR.
With only a few months until the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force, marketers must start to prepare themselves for the GDPR compliance.
Posted on 20th February 2018 in GDPR.