Data Protection Act 2018

Of relevance to: All regulated firms Key dates: Royal Assent 23 May 2018 The Data Protection Act 2018 replaces the Data Protection Act 1998 and provides a comprehensive legal framework for data protection in the UK, supplemented by the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) until the UK leaves the European [...]

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Data Breaches and GDPR

In the last few weeks alone, we have seen massive password files allegedly posted online from LinkedIn (117 million users in June), Twitter (32 million users in June) and MySpace (427 million users late May). While these data files may have been the result of past breaches, password and log-on [...]

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