- 4 March 2019, 11:13 in GDPR

Misuse of children’s data attracts record fine in the US

US video-sharing app, TikTok, has been given a $5.7m (£4.3m) fine for failing to safeguard the privacy of children.

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued the penalty, after it was discovered that the TikTok-owned Musical.ly app knowingly used content that had been uploaded by underage customers.

The fine, which is the biggest ever issued in the States for a children’s data case, has also led to an agreement on TikTok’s behalf to...

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- 23 May 2018, 09:00 in GDPR

Data Protection Magazine: Millennials are different, or so they say

Data Protection Magazine is a newly launched magazine offering thought-provoking pieces designed to help the...

- 25 February 2019, 11:48 in GDPR

Cyber security chiefs call for more knowledge about Huawei security threat

British cyber-security agency, GCHQ has said that the dangers and opportunities of using Chinese technology...


- 22 February 2019, 10:37 in GDPR

Data protection guidance for business through Brexit

Coming to central London on March 6th, Brexit Briefing will give business owners, IT professionals and data experts an opportunity to understand all...

- 21 February 2019, 17:41 in GDPR

Data breach hits Arizona, USA

It is feared that thousands of citizens in the American state of Arizona may have had their credit card details, along with other personal data, stolen by cyber criminals.


- 7 February 2019, 13:14 in GDPR

Data Protection Brexit Briefing to look at implications for no-deal

On 6th March in Central London, Data Protection World Forum will host a Brexit Briefing to help organisations prepare for Brexit implications. Data...

- 6 July 2018, 11:06 in GDPR

Workshop to examine future of marketing and advertising in a GDPR world.

An expert on marketing and data privacy will be the trainer in a forthcoming workshop, to be held on 12th September in Central London, looking at the...

- 31 May 2018, 09:00 in GDPR

GDPR emails, were they necessary?

Companies may be unnecessarily decimating their database of customers, a leading expert in GDPR has warned. We are all getting them: emails...

- 25 May 2018, 16:22 in GDPR

GDPR is here, but you haven’t seen anything yet

GDPR is here, but the hard work is only just beginning. Contrary to a view some hold, it is nothing like the millennium bug. Michael Baxter, editor...

- 25 May 2018, 08:00 in GDPR

D-day is finally upon us: what’s next?

Today may mark the GDPR deadline, but it is in fact, only the beginning.As business have been preparing for the new regulation, the fear of fines has...

- 17 May 2018, 09:35 in GDPR

Staff training is integral to your organisation

The new data protection regulation will disrupt how organisations use and process personal data. Staff training will be one of the most vital parts...

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