Weekly News Recap 29.09 – 05.10


EU Parliament adopts GDPR-esque proposal that regulates data protection across EU institutions

The social media giant could face a maximum fine of £1.26bn if found to have broken GDPR guidelines…


Will a GDPR complaint spell the end of programmatic advertising?

Can programmatic advertising be legal in a post-GDPR world? Will a complaint that has been lodged mark the end of programmatic advertising as we know it…


ICO penalties for failure to pay Data Protection Act Fee – a new stricter regime?

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has announced it has served notices of intent to serve monetary penalties on 34 data controllers (including NHS bodies, recruitment companies and government) for failure to pay their…


Right to Rectification and the Healthcare Industry

Under Article 16 of the GDPR individuals have the right to have inaccurate personal data rectified. An individual may also be able to have incomplete personal data updated – although…


Facebook faces $1.63 bn in EU fine over fresh data breach

We are concerned at the fact that this breach was discovered on Tuesday (last week) and affects many millions of user accounts but Facebook is unable to clarify the nature of the breach and the risk for…


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