10 November 2017 #Employment
The ICO has led a global investigation of website privacy communications on behalf of the Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) and found many organisations’ data protection practices are lacking.
Globally, GPEN came to the conclusion that in relation to privacy communications, organisations tended to be vague, and lacked specific details. A majority of organisations reviewed also demonstrated failures in:
Clearly, many companies worldwide still have a long way to go to meet upcoming GDPR requirements. These requirements are not only applicable to organisations based within the EU, but also those that do business within the EU. The UK government has confirmed that despite Brexit, the GDPR will apply to the UK.