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ICO updates roadmap for further GDPR guidance

The UK’s data protection authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has announced what guidance organisations can expect to receive on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) throughout 2017. The ICO participated in the recent Article 29 Working Party (WP29) guidelines on data protection officers, data portability and lead supervisory authorities…

WP29 GDPR Guidelines: Lead Supervisory Authorities (One Stop Shop Mechanism)

Article 29 Working Party provides new guidelines with respect to lead supervisory authorities under the GDPR.  The Article 29 Working Party (WP29), an advisory body made up of national data protection officers from across European Union (EU) Member States, has published three sets of guidelines on how the incoming General…

WP29 GDPR Guidelines: The Right to Data Portability

Article 29 Working Party provides new guidelines with respect to data portability under the GDPR.  The Article 29 Working Party (WP29), an advisory body made up of national data protection officers from across European Union (EU) Member States, has published three sets of guidelines on how the incoming General Data Protection…

WP29 GDPR Guidelines: Data Protection Officers

Article 29 Working Party provides new guidelines with respect to data protection officers under the GDPR.  The Article 29 Working Party (WP29), an advisory body made up of national data protection officers from across European Union (EU) Member States, has published three sets of guidelines on how the incoming General Data…

Data Protection in 2016: Who was naughty and who was nice?

The Information Commissioner knows if you’ve been bad or good, so be good for goodness’ sake. With 2016 coming to an end, we review who has complied with their data protection obligations and who has found their way onto the Information Commissioner’s naughty list. The season of giving Despite it being…

EU Commission publishes findings on personal information management services

PIMS present opportunities for individuals to regain control of their own data. The European Commission has published a report (Report) of its findings from a consultation carried out on personal information management services (PIMS). What are PIMS? PIMS are a new emerging technology that generally allows users to store personal…