What is GDPR?
The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation
- is the strictest data protection regime in the world
- affects every company who handles personal data of EU data subjects
- is effective from 25 May 2018
Why does it matter?
Falling foul with the GDPR can have serious consequences to your company such as
- fines up to EUR 20 Million or 4% of your global annual turnover
- reputational loss
- lack of trust towards your company
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Based on the action plan we draft the policies and procedures your company needs to follow to be compliant with the GDPR.
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THERE COMES THE FIRST GDPR-FINE?
It only spotted some weeks ago that the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued its first GDPR formal notice. The target was AggregateIQ Data Services, a Canadian company who allegedly processed UK citizens data for political advertising. Read our article to know the details of the case and to find our why I find it particularly interesting.Read more
HOW TO HANDLE A DATA THEFT? SOME THOUGHTS ABOUT THE BRITISH AIRWAYS’ DATA BREACH
You may have heard that British Airways suffered a serious data breach some weeks ago. As they reported the data of 380.000 passengers have been compromised during a 16 days period. The case was widely reflected in media and some press-organs talked about the possibility of a record GDPR fine and class-action against BA. Given that the breach is still under investigation, I do not wish to speculate on the fines but rather summarize how I see British Airways (BA) handled the data breach and what you can learn from it.Read more
THE HUNGARIAN BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION DUNKED A DATA PROTECTION FINE - HOW TO AVOID THE SAME?
I hope that the Hungarian Basketball Association is better at the game than at data protection. Indeed, based on the fresh decision of the Hungarian Data Protection Authority they have serious problems with the latter and their data protection faults have been “awarded” with a fine. Let’s see the mistakes of the Association your company should avoid.Read more