Five years of DPO Excellence

HewardMills is very proud of what we have accomplished over the last 5 years! Without the continuous support from our global team of cybersecurity and data protection professionals, this would not have been possible. We wish to thank each and every client for trusting and going on this journey with us. We look forward to [...]

By |2023-10-20T20:59:34+01:0029th June, 2023|DPO, Governments, International|

Microsoft facing an uninsurable $425m fine in relation to LinkedIn targeted advertising

Microsoft, parent company of LinkedIn, recently disclosed that it had taken a $425m charge in relation to an Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) investigation into LinkedIn targeted advertising practices, which allegedly violated the GDPR:  “After review and analysis, the company will increase its existing reserve for the matter and, based on current exchange rates [...]

By |2023-10-20T20:59:54+01:0027th June, 2023|Data Breaches, DPO, International, News|

Five years strong – HewardMills’ journey to delivering global data dignity

Did you know that the electronic device you’re reading this on evolved from its earliest form, as a mega-machine designed to crunch and process large volumes of data for the military, almost a hundred years ago? From that came the personal computer (as opposed to industrial computers) and now we all walk around with [...]

By |2023-10-20T21:00:24+01:0026th June, 2023|DPO, Governments, International|


Juneteenth is the annual federal holiday on June 19, 1865 that commemorates the emancipation of enslaved Africans: the exact day it was announced in the state of Texas, U.S. that enslaved African Americans were free. As a global B Corp Data Protection Office, HewardMills highlighted this year’s Juneteenth celebration.  As part of our 5th [...]

By |2023-10-20T21:03:20+01:0026th June, 2023|Diversity by design, DPO, Governments, International|

Switzerland and the Revised Federal Data Protection Act (revFADP) – what you need to know before September 1, 2023.

The Swiss Federal Act on Data Protection of 1992 will be replaced with a new Data Protection Act, which has similar but also stricter rules in comparison with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The Revised Federal Data Protection Act (revFADP) comes into force on September 1, 2023, and there is no grace period [...]

By |2023-10-20T21:04:00+01:0026th June, 2023|DPO, Governments, International|
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