UK’s data protection body issues GDPR guidance on consent

The Information Commissioner in the UK has drafted guidelines for what businesses and organisations handling personal data will need to do to comply with the new GDPR out for consultation. In the draft guidance, the ICO notes that: "The GDPR sets a high standard for consent. Consent means offering people genuine choice and control over … Continue reading UK’s data protection body issues GDPR guidance on consent

Major new privacy research shows worry for safety of personal data

New digital privacy research from the Pew Center in the US has found that nearly two thirds of Americans have personally experienced a data breach, and that a sizeable share of the public believes that their personal data has become less secure in the past five years. The research, part of an ongoing series that … Continue reading Major new privacy research shows worry for safety of personal data