Latest GDPR publications


Hotel firm Marriott to be fined £99 million for data breach

The Information Commissioner’s Office will fine the hotel chain for the breach which affected around 339 million people Hotel chain Marriott is facing a fine of £99 million over a data breach which is estimated to have affected around 339 million customers. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) fine relates to a data breach at the… Read More


BA landed with record £183m fine for data breach

ICO fine amounts to 1.5 percent of the airline’s annual turnover British Airways is set to be fined more than £183 million over the 2018 data breach that saw 380,000 customer payment cards compromised. Alex Cruz, BA chairman and chief executive said he was “surprised and disappointed” by the proposed penalty from the Information Commissioner’s… Read More


How to collect data about your customers without violating GDPR

It’s almost a year since GDPR came into effect. What have marketers learned? And what can they do better? Data is vital for modern marketers. From small and fresh online bookstores to famous gadget manufacturers to financial corporations, customers’ data provides for seamless interaction, personalization, and delivery. Tons of sensitive information like emails, phones, and… Read More


In the era of big data how can we safeguard data integrity?

With the right data lineage tools, ensuring data integrity in a big data environment becomes far easier Multi-dimensional is something of an understatement when it comes to describing the beast of big data. However, the dimension that outweighs all others – so much so that it’s even in the name – is volume. With the… Read More


Facebook under criminal investigation for illegal data-sharing

The social network is accused of sharing private data with around 150 companies Facebook is under criminal investigation in the US over the alleged sharing of user data with some of the world’s biggest tech firms, a report has claimed. At least two manufacturers of smartphones and other devices have been asked to submit records… Read More



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