GDPR Considerations for New Start-Ups

GDPR Considerations for New Start-Ups

The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) are pervasive, and do not only affect larger companies; your new start-up must equally maintain strict adherence to its provisions. We have provided a quick run through of the key concerns you should consider with regards...
GDPR: Complaints Filed and a Record Fine for Google

GDPR: Complaints Filed and a Record Fine for Google

With the anniversary of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force just months away, Google has been fined a record sum for major data breaches; and separate complaints have been made against Google and other high-profile tech giants around...
Ridding the Internet of Terrorist Content: EC proposes new laws

Ridding the Internet of Terrorist Content: EC proposes new laws

The crackdown on terrorism continues, with the European Commission turning its focus firmly on internet service providers (ISPs).  The EC has announced proposed new legislation to ensure terrorist content online is removed within an hour of it being flagged up. The EC...
BA Data Breach: a post-GDPR fallout following personal data breaches

BA Data Breach: a post-GDPR fallout following personal data breaches

British Airways is the latest major company to suffer a major data breach which resulted in customers’ personal and financial details being stolen.  In what was described as a “sophisticated” breach of its website, BA has been swift to assure that those affected will...
Facebook Data Breach: lessons for UK businesses

Facebook Data Breach: lessons for UK businesses

Facebook Data Breach: lessons for UK businesses Major breaches of data protection laws continue to hit the headlines, but none have been quite so high profile as the large-scale breaches involving Facebook. As expected, the Information Commissioner is now...
CMA Data Unit: taking on the digital age

CMA Data Unit: taking on the digital age

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is establishing a specialist data unit to boost its enforcement of digital tools and algorithms.  This is expected to go live this summer.   The CMA’s creation of a new technology team is against the backdrop of growing...