I advised several clients before, and just after, the introduction of GDPR on 25 May 2018. This involved reviewing agreements, policies, notices and procedures. Activity seems to have settled down in this area as businesses implement these and abide by GDPR obligations. The BBC has reported that a German company faces a fine of £8 million, which serves as a reminder that this is an area which businesses must keep a close eye on. The way we share personal data is changing all the time as technology changes and as businesses venture into new projects. This is why it is important for a business, to keep their documentation and procedures under regular review. One regular reminder of this is the phenomenon of Brexit.
A German internet service provider faces a €9.6m ($10.6m; £8m) fine after being accused of failing to carry out tough enough customer ID checks.