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Seven GDPR Principles Applied to IT Managed Services

All businesses handling any personal data of EU citizens must comply with GDPR. This is hard for those on the front line of data processing such as big retailers and banks. But what about those B2B firms behind the scenes, like IT managed services companies? Previously, B2B companies could escape legal liability for data offences … Continued

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What is the adtech industry’s legal justification for processing personal data?

One of the more interesting books I’ve read in the last couple of years is Tim Wu’s The Attention Merchants, in which he traces how technology and advertising have always been close bedfellows. While you might not think much about adtech and how it works, you most likely come into contact with adtech every day. … Continued

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Status of the General Data Protection Regulation

If you own or manage an organisation in the EU and are concerned about the imminent General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), read on for an overview of what will be required of you to achieve compliance.

The GDPR was approved by the EU Parliament on 14 April 2016 after four years of discussion and planning. The regulation sought to replace the Data Protection Directive of 1995 and to harmonise data protection regulations across the European Union.

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