Privacy Update for the week ending 8th March 2020

In the news this week:

 Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined Cathay Pacific Airways Limited £500,000 for failing to protect the security of its customers’ personal data (pre-GDPR).

The ICO has published guidance for organisations wanting to develop GDPR Codes of Conduct or Certification schemes.

Further concerns raised about IoT in your home.  Doorbells that record every interaction and baby monitors and security cameras watched by criminals

The Dutch DPA imposed a fine of €525,000 on tennis association KNLTB for selling the personal data of its Members.

The UK Home Office has breached European data protection regulations at least 100 times in its handling of the EU Settlement Scheme (Figure 12 of the report).

Polish DPA fines the City of Gdansk approx. €4,600 for processing students’ fingerprints.

UK cyber-attacks published this week include BootsTesco and Virgin Media.

UK Police facial recognition trial only 12% accurate. First person arrested using technology, seven wrongly apprehended.


Previous Privacy updates can be found here.


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