5 Things Barristers Can Learn From The £183 Million British Airways GDPR Fine

I’m going to take a punt that no UK barrister needs to worry about a fine of £183.39 million. I’m fairly certain no-one has the turnover British Airways has. However, in the wake of the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)  announcing that they intend to fine British Airways £183.39 million for a data breach, what can a barrister glean from this case that is relevant?

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8 Key Action Points for GDPR Compliance

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has now been in force in the UK and Europe for a year. Last year, facing a hard deadline, many businesses were searching for a quick and easy way to ‘get compliant’ before 25th May, while believing that after the 26th they would never have to think about it again.

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Alicia McCroryGDPR
GDPR: One Year On

With the anniversary of GDPR looming, so too are many GDPR training certificates expiring. Do you need to do more training? Different training? Or are you able to draw a line under the dreaded GDPR and never think about it again? 

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Orlagh Kelly
Ready, Steady.... Brexit!

As if GDPR weren’t complex enough, many sports organisations  are wondering whether impending Brexit will further complicate their GDPR compliance efforts. The short answer appears to be yes. Brexit will certainly add another level of complexity.

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Orlagh Kelly
GDPR- It just got personal!

On the 8th August 2018 the ICO published their findings following an investigation into Lifecycle Marketing (Mother and Baby) Ltd. They were given a £140,000 fine for the illegal collection and selling of personal data of more than 1 million people. Sounds very murky and sinister…wonder how they got all that data?

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Caroline Boyle