Category: PECR

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Luxembourg Slaps Record €746 Million Fine on Amazon

Following a complaint by the French not for profit Association La Quadrature du Net, The Lead Supervisory Authority of Luxembourg Luxembourg Slaps Record €750 Million Fine on Amazon

Cookies Are Not Yummies

Cookies collect visitors data shared with third parties. They require transparency and prior consent.

End to End Encryption on Website

Part of the data protection duties for any controller owning a website is to ensure the security of the electronic transmissions and the personal data of their visitors and E2EE.

WOMEN IN CYBER! Brexit no Deal

Cybertalks publish WOMEN IN CYBER! Tara Taubman-Bassirian is interviewed about Brexit and the UK data Protection.

UK Watchdog Investigation of British Airways and Marriott Hotels Security Breaches

Following an incident reported to the ICO in September 2018, the Information Commissioners Office (ICO), the UK’s data protection supervisory authority, investigated and uncovered that the personal data of up to 500,000 BA customers had been unlawfully accessed. The BA’s website had been diverted to a dummy site where customer details were harvested by hackers. Some credit cards long number and security codes had been discolosed causing serious security breaches. On 8th of July 2019, the ICO published a Notice of Intent to fine British Airways 183 million £.

Consent in direct Marketing

The ICO has fined a PPI claims management company £120,000 for sending unlawful spam texts about its services.