GDPR Advice

Best Practices for GDPR Compliance

Along with meaning that your organization will not be on the end of any heavy General Data Protection Regulation penalties, ensuring GDPR compliance should end up in an increase in business as consumers will see […]

GDPR News

Google Loses Appeal of €50m GDPR Fine

Last Friday it was revealed that Google had been unsuccessful in the appeal of the €50m General Data Protection Regulation fine which was sanctioned against by the French data protection authority, the CNIL (Commission nationale […]

GDPR Advice

In What Countries is GDPR Enforced?

‘In what countries is GDPR enforced?’ is a very common GDPR query. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a European Union (EU) Regulation that was passed on April 27, 2016 and, following a two-year […]

Cybersecurity

GDPR & COVID-19 Coronavirus

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began everything has been moving at breakneck pace and there has been little time to consider how it impacts the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). It is understandable, and […]

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What Does GDPR Mean for SEO?

Since it became enforceable on May 25 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has had a massive impact on how business is conducted throughout the EU and around the world. Companies must now take […]

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GDPR Compliance To-do List

The aim of this article is to help groups, companies or businesses that gather, process or store personal data of “data subjects” located in the EU start a GDPR To Do List. This list should […]

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Does GDPR Apply to US Citizens?

If can be confusing to consider what happens when Americans visit an E.U. country in relation to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Are they protected by the legislation? They are, obviously, not […]

Amazon Facing EU Antitrust Investigation
Cybersecurity

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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GDPR and Data Minimization

Data minimization is one of the chief principles of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which states that data processing should only use as much data as is required to complete as assigned […]