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New data protection fee exemptions considered in UK

The UK government has opened a consultation on exemptions to paying a data protection fee, giving businesses the opportunity to lobby for new exemptions to be introduced. Businesses that are responsible for processing personal data (i.e. controllers) are required to pay a data protection fee to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). These fees are: £40 … Continue Reading

UK offers improved cyber security training to boost procurement profession

On 23 June, the UK government introduced a new online cyber security training course designed to assist the procurement profession to stay safe online. After a recent government survey found that half of the worst breaches were caused by human error, the government aims to increase awareness and help organisations reduce risk. The course, freely … Continue Reading

Compliance Warning Issued by BBB Accountability Program on Data Collection for Online Behavioural Advertising

This post was also written by Frederick Lah. The Online Interest-Based Advertising Accountability Program Council issued its first ever compliance warning about the omission of notices of data collection for online behavioral advertising, which are required under the Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising.  Enforcement actions against first parties failing to provide such notice has been delayed … Continue Reading

EU Working Party on Information Exchange and Data Protection gives its first consideration of the General Data Protection Regulation and Directive

This post was written by Cynthia O’Donoghue. On 23 and 24 February 2012, the General Secretariat to the EU presented the proposed Data Protection Regulation to the EU Working Party on Information Exchange and Data Protection (DAPIX), stating that the new proposals were motivated by the European Commission’s (EC) desire to stimulate growth across the … Continue Reading
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