ICO consulting on children’s data and GDPR

children's gdpr data

This week, the ICO published some draft guidance on GDPR and children’s data. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) makes special mention of children’s data in Article 8 “Conditions applicable to child’s consent in relation to information society services”. This sets out that if you provide an online service directly to a child and where …

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Draft guidance from Europe on interpretation of GDPR transparency rules

GDPR transparency

The Article 29 Working Party (the EU’s group of data regulators) have published draft guidance on the transparency aspects of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Transparency is a fundamental aspect of GDPR compliance and exists to empower data controllers to be open about what they’re planning on doing with their customer’s, employee’s, etc. data. …

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EU A29WP consent consultation indicates next year for ICO guidance

consent

The data protection principle of consent is one of the significant areas of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that’s changing from the existing data protection rules and the one area that’s got marketing people over excited due to it’s rules about consent being “any freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indication of the data …

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Morrisons data breach case highlights wider reaching liabilities than just GDPR fines

A High Court judge has found Morrisons supermarket liable for a 2014 data leak where an employee leaked Morrisons staff payroll information. The employee was found guilty for the breach and is currently serving an 8 year prison sentence. However, some of the employees impacted by the breach (i.e. their details were leaked) took the …

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