Weekly News Recap April 13 – 19


IoF publishes updated GDPR guidance as first anniversary approaches


The UK Home Office Reports Itself to the ICO after Accidental Data Breach


How Not to Acknowledge a Data Breach

I’m not a huge fan of stories about stories, or those that explore the ins and outs of reporting a breach. But occasionally I feel obligated to publish such accounts when companies respond to a breach report in such a way that it’s crystal clear they wouldn’t know what to do with a data breach if it bit them in the…


ICO Opens Consultation on Code of Practice to Protect Children’s Privacy

n 12 April 2019 the Information Commissioner’s Office opened the consultation on 16 standards concerning the protection of children’s privacy that online services must meet. The draft of the code was first introduced by the Data Protection Act 2018, now named “Age appropriate design: a ...


Bounty Pregnancy Club fined £400,000 for Illegal Data Sharing

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) issued a fine of £400,000 for careless data handling of 14 million people’s data (34.4 million records) with 39 organisations between June 2017 to April 2018…


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