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Weekly News Recap – October 7-11

Lloyd vs. Google Court of Appeal judgment

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Turkey fines Facebook for breach of data protection laws

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Will firms still have to comply with GDPR post Brexit?

The GDPR was brought into force last year, and along with the Data Protection Act 2018, provides a comprehensive data protection framework in UK, as well as the rest of the EU member states.

Regardless of whether UK will leave the European Union with or without a deal, there would be no immediate change in the UK’s own data protection standards. This is because the Data Protection Act 2018 would remain in place and the EU Withdrawal Act would incorporate the GDPR into UK law to sit alongside it.

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GDPR compliance can boost marketing metrics

Companies complying with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are seeing an increase in their targeted leads for marketing, according to a new study by Capgemini.

GDPR, which was implemented in May 2018, forced many companies to overhaul how they handle data and privacy…

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Companies are still struggling to get GDPR compliant

It seems that even almost year and a half after the effective date of the GDPR, the companies are still greatly struggling to become GDPR-compliant.

A new report from the Capgemini Research Institute claims that less than a third (28 per cent) of the organisations consider themselves fully compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation…

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