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Here are some articles published related to Flowz and GDPR that we think you’ll find interesting.

The ICO admits that its cookie policy violates the GDPR

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?

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

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...

Customers need to be at the centre of GDPR plans

Customers need to be at the centre of GDPR plans

Responding to a breach is not just about data, it is about taking care of, and protecting, customers   The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has shone a light on how businesses prepare for, and respond to, a data breach. With cyber criminals becoming...

UK trade sector risks GDPR fines over poor data disposal

UK trade sector risks GDPR fines over poor data disposal

In the two months following the introduction of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), 44% of businesses in the trade sector did not wipe the data from redundant IT equipment before disposal. This is the main finding of a survey of more than...