Record GDPR Fine For Google

Record GDPR Fine For Google

Just over eight months since the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation, and world-renowned technology giants, Google, have been hit with a record fine of £44m for failing to comply with the new legislation. The CNIL, France’s data protection office found Google guilty of breaking EU privacy laws by failing to acquire adequate consent from its users regarding the …

Businesses must take Data Protection seriously

The Data Protection Act has got everyone talking and not for the right reasons – two high profile suspected breaches of the Act have taken place within a couple of days. Virgin Trains and Richard Branson have found themselves being investigated by with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after they released CCTV footage from one of their trains into the public …