The ICO admits that its cookie policy violates the GDPR

The UK’s data protection watchdog has admitted that its website’s cookie policy breaches the requirements of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). The ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office) made the statement following complaints that it was storing...

Will Your Staff Cost You Millions in Data Breaches?

Financial services organisations have never been more at risk of data breaches. A recent report by RPC found that the number of data breaches reported by UK financial services firms increased 480% in 2018, with the retail banking sector seeing the largest relative...

GDPR and Brexit – a view from the European Commission

Officials from the European Commission outline what Brexit will mean for GDPR compliance, including the current extension until the end of October. What happens to GDPR during the Brexit extension period? The UK remains an EU member state and so EU law is still...