Amazon Facing EU Antitrust Investigation
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Amazon Facing EU Antitrust Investigation

The European Union’s Competition Commission has initiated an official antitrust investigation to ascertain if Amazon is using sensitive data, gathered from independent retailers who use its marketplace, in breach of EU competition legislation. The Commission […]

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GDPR and Payment Services Directive (PSD2)

The Payment Services Directive (PSD2) was enacted by the European Union on January 13 2018 to regulate payment services and payment service providers throughout the European Economic Area (EEA). It replaced the previous E.U. Directive […]

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Appointing a Nominated European Representative

One of the lesser known obligations under the European Union General Data Protection Regulation, introducing in May 2018, is the appointment of a Nominated European Representative under certain conditions (as per Article 27 of the […]

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GDPR and Medical Devices

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became enforceable on May 25, 2018, as did financial penalties for breaching the legislation. Mainly, GDPR is applicable to the back end workings of medical devices there is also […]

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How to Make Your Website GDPR Compliant

On May 25 this year the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) legislation became enforceable in the European Union (EU). GDPR is aimed at protecting the personal data of every EU employee, every EU client, and […]

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GDPR Marketing Checklist

Since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became live on May 25 this year in the European Union (EU), those involved in marketing, online and otherwise, have had to make some serious changes to the […]

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What is a GDPR Recital?

The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) became enforceable at the end of last month in all European Union Member States. Many areas of confusion surround this complex legislation, chief among those is the area of […]

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Who Does GDPR Apply to?

The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) became enforceable on May 25 and there is still a lot of confusion surrounding this legislation. If you are not living in a European Union (EU) country, you may […]

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How US Citizens get Protection from GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation came into effect this week in all European Union m Member States countries. The focus of this new legislation is to protect the right of all European Union citizens. While […]

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GDPR hits Johnston Press Group Revenues

The introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation has been blamed for a 9% drop in the revenues of the Johnston Press Media Group. Johnston Press operates approximately 200 newspapers and websites across the United […]

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Ghostery GDPR Email Breaches GDPR Rules

Ghostery, a privacy and security-related browser extension and mobile browser application, breached the newly introduced European Union GDPR Data Privacy legislation with the email it distributed to it’s users to advise them of changes in Data […]

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Guide to GDPR Penalties

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now enforceable in all European Union (EU) states. All businesses, not just those in EU Member States, are affected by it if they employ, hire, trade with, or […]

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How to Report a GDPR Breach

The General Data Protection regulations have just kicked in in all European Union (EU) Member States. Due to this, if your business or organization employs, trades with, buys or sells to or from an individual […]

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New GDPR Compliance Tools Introduced by Facebook

Social Media giant Facebook has launched two new features to help businesses better protect people’s privacy and respond to privacy requests following the introduction of the new European Union GDPR legislation last week. The two […]

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GDPR Subject Access Request Procedures

At the end of May, the General Data Protection Regulation becomes law across all European Union Member States. This legislation aims to provide greater protection of the data of all EU citizens wherever they reside. […]

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GDPR Rules for Hotels

The newly-introduced European Union General Data Protection Regulation has far-reaching effects on businesses and organizations that deal with, or employ, European Union citizens anywhere in the world. One of the main business sectors affected by […]

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What are GDPR Data Subject Rights?

Under the General Data Protection (GDPR) legislation, which becomes effective tomorrow, Friday May 25, individuals who are European Union (EU) citizens have eight fundamental rights. Many EU citizens, and companies that have collected their personal […]

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Microsoft to Apply EU GDPR Rights Globally

With the May 25 introduction date the the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation looming, computing giant Microsoft has announced that it will be extending the core privacy rights of the new EU legislation on […]

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ISME Chief Executive says SMEs Require Help on GDPR

Chief Executive of Isme, Neil McDonnell, has pleaded with data-protection bodies to be “instructive, rather than punitive”, towards SMEs (small and medium enterprises), with the May 25 introduction date for the European Union’s General Data […]