UK at end of queue for a Brexit data deal with EU

The UK is at the “end of the queue” for a deal to allow data to continue to flow freely with the EU after Brexit, according to a senior European official. Talks over the future trade relationship between the UK and the EU will begin early next year, but officials in Brussels have warned that […]

Pharmacy fine a ‘first’ for UK’s ICO under GDPR

The U.K. Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) on Friday announced a £275,000 (U.S. $356,000) fine levied against London-based pharmacy Doorstep Dispensaree for violations of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation. The fine is the first the ICO has handed out under the GDPR, despite making headlines earlier this year with record-setting penalties against British Airways and […]

French retailer put on notice for filming employees indiscriminately

On November 5, 2019, the President of the CNIL gave notice to Boutique.Aéro to bring its video surveillance system into compliance. In March 2019, the CNIL carried out an on-site inspection in the company’s store located in Haute-Garonne. The main result of the audit was that the company uses a video surveillance device, in particular […]