Unlocking the Key to Compliance: Data Privacy Health Checks for Healthcare Organisations Healthcare companies are some of the biggest targets of cyber-attacks, with health data being a particularly sensitive form of personal data. Healthcare organisations store, maintain and transmit vast amounts of data to support the delivery of efficient and appropriate patient care. [...]
On June 8, 2023, the United States and the United Kingdom jointly announced the Atlantic Declaration, outlining a new economic partnership for the twenty-first century. The declaration acknowledges the long-standing bond between the two nations and establishes a framework for enhanced cooperation in critical areas such as data transfers and artificial intelligence (AI). It [...]
On June 12 2023, the Data Protection Bill 2023 (now the Data Protection Act 2023) was enacted into law, providing new legal protections for personal data in Nigeria. The bill also established the Nigeria Data Protection Commission (NDPC), led by a National Commissioner, Dr Vincent Olatunji, previously the National Commissioner of the Nigeria Data [...]
The Italian Supervisory Authority imposes a €676,956 fine for data protection failures on Sorgenia S.p.A.
Last month, Italy’s Sorgenia S.p.A. was fined €676,956 for violating the General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) relating to promotional calls. In addition to the fine, the Italian supervisory authority (Garante Per la Protezione Dei Dati Personali) applied other corrective measures to be implemented within 40 days after the decision notification. The fine related to [...]
On June 13, 2023, the Swedish Authority for Privacy Protection (IMY) imposed a fine of SEK 58 million (around £5 million) on Spotify for breaching the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The fine was issued after Spotify allegedly failed to comply with GDPR provisions relating to data subject rights. The decision followed an investigation [...]