2022 Highlights

Looking back over 2022, HewardMills has continued to consistently set the standard on data protection and privacy, championing best practice and working hand in hand with our global clients to identify and address data protection and privacy gaps.    Fines  Over the course of the year, we have seen data privacy and protection hit the [...]

By |2022-12-21T15:05:34+00:0021st December, 2022|DPO, Governments, International|

Celebrating 1000 UK B Corps at the Natural History Museum

Last month, we joined celebrations at the Natural History Museum as B Corp reached the momentous milestone of 1000 UK certified corporations; with HewardMills being one of the latest to proudly join the community. At the heart of the event was the opportunity to connect and celebrate with other B Corp organisations whose collective [...]

By |2022-12-21T15:25:49+00:0019th December, 2022|DPO, Governments, International|

Discord fined 800 000 euros over several GDPR breaches

Discord, a popular voice over IP communication platform was fined 800 000 euros by French CNIL over GDPR violations in regard of data retention periods and personal data security. CNIL (Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertes) a French public authority conducted Investigations which led to discovery of 5 GDPR violations including:  1. Failure to [...]

By |2022-12-21T15:06:32+00:0014th December, 2022|DPO, Governments, International|

ICO publishes new set of International Data Transfers guidance

The UK General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) contains guidance and rules regarding transfers of personal data to recipients located outside the UK, these are known as restricted transfers. In order to comply with the GDPR, Article 46 of the GDPR details the "appropriate safeguards" that should be implemented for restricted transfers. Examples of such [...]

By |2022-12-21T15:24:35+00:0014th December, 2022|DPO, Governments, International|

What is the EU’s proposed AI Act and how is it pertinent to Life Sciences? 

The European Commission’s proposed Artificial Intelligence (AI) Act attempts to regulate a wide range of AI applications, aligning them with EU (European Union) values and fundamental rights through a risk-based approach.  The AI Act focuses on four specific types of use or practice for an AI system:  Prohibited AI practices and systems, such as [...]

By |2022-12-21T15:22:29+00:0014th December, 2022|DPO, Governments, International|
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