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UK Data Watchdog Reassures Financial Firms On PSD2, GDPR Overlap
29th Nov 2018 | Written by:
The UK’s data protection regulator has reassured financial institutions that it will work with them to navigate potential clashes between separate EU legislation on payment services and data privacy.
UK: Information Commissioner Publishes Guidance on Encryption and Passwords in Online Services
2nd Nov 2018 | Written by:
On November 1, 2018, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) released guidelines in relation to the technical and organisational measures that organisations must implement to be compliant with...
UK: Information Commissioner’s Office Issues Enforcement Notice to Data Controller for GDPR Failings
1st Nov 2018 | Written by:
On October 30, 2018, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) released an enforcement notice addressed to AggregateIQ Data Services Ltd (AIQ), in its capacity as a data controller under both the...
Industry Wary Over PSD2 Data Protection Issues, Report Finds
17th Oct 2018 | Written by:
European regulators still have work to do to help businesses navigate conflicting requirements between this year’s payments overhaul and shifts in anti-money laundering and data protection reforms,...
Data Protection Complaints Soar As GDPR Takes Hold
3rd Oct 2018 | Written by:
Irish data protection authorities have seen a “significant” increase in both complaints and breach notifications since EU-wide reforms took effect in May, PaymentsCompliance can reveal.
Tesco Bank Fine Could Mean Double Trouble For Breached Companies
2nd Oct 2018 | Written by:
The UK’s financial regulator has handed down a £16.4m fine to Tesco Bank for its failings in relation to a cyberattack in 2016, bringing to the fore questions of regulatory jurisdiction in a post...
UK: ICO Takes Action Against Organisations Failing to Pay New Data Protection Fee
27th Sep 2018 | Written by:
On September 26, 2018, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) announced that it had formally commenced enforcement proceedings against 34 organisations, including various financial...
France: Data Protection Authority Publishes Study on Blockchain and GDPR
25th Sep 2018 | Written by:
On September 24, 2018, France’s data protection authority, the National Commission on Informatics and Liberty (Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés - CNIL), published a study...
CVV Numbers Scraped In British Airways Cyberattack
10th Sep 2018 | Written by:
British Airways has confirmed that cardholders’ CVV numbers were accessed during a recent high-profile data breach, but said the highly sensitive information was not being stored internally.
PSD2: Dutch Parliamentarians Call For 'Consent Dashboard'
7th Sep 2018 | Written by:
Lawmakers in the Netherlands have touted the idea of a consent dashboard to be implemented by banks to help consumers manage access permissions given to third-party providers.
EU: Insight: Obtaining Valid Consent under the GDPR
23rd Aug 2018 | Written by:
This practical guide provides an overview of the notion of “consent” under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), based on the explanations given by the former Article 29 Working Party.
Portugal: Act Transposing NIS Directive Published in Official Gazette
20th Aug 2018 | Written by:
On August 13, 2018, the Act transposing the Network and Information Security Directive was published in the Portuguese official gazette. The act establishes a legal framework for the security of...
UK: HM Treasury Publishes Discussion Paper on the Economic Value of Data
3rd Aug 2018 | Written by:
On August 2, 2018, HM Treasury published a discussion paper analysing the economic value of data and the challenges related to enhanced data-driven innovation. The paper is the first of a series of...
Isle of Man: Data Protection Act 2018 Comes into Force
1st Aug 2018 | Written by:
On May 15, 2018, the Data Protection Act 2018 of the Isle of Man entered into force under the order of the Council of Ministers. The act aims to enhance the protection of personal data and to...
UK: Government Consults on Exemptions From Paying Annual Notification Charge to the ICO
1st Aug 2018 | Written by:
On June 20, 2018, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport published a public consultation, in order to review the data controllers’ exemptions from paying charges to the Information...
Cyprus: Data Protection Commissioner Consults on Draft Law Implementing the GDPR
27th Jul 2018 | Written by:
On April 3, 2018, the Office of the Commissioner for Personal Data Protection launched a public consultation on a preliminary draft law implementing a number of the provisions of the General Data...
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