Europe

GDPR Compliance Rules Require Over 2 Million Fleet Drivers To Revalidate Driving Licence Data Consent

GDPR based changes announced by the DVLA, this month, mean that over 2 million drivers will be required to grant new driving licence data permission to their fleet operator. Only by complying with the new rules, which come into effect 25th August 2018, will fleet drivers be properly checked.

Sensorpro announce a new capability to help marketing teams meet GDPR requirements

Now Marketers can easily design a Subscriber experience with signup forms, welcome emails and website code that can be used right away.

"GDPR is important to our pan-European deployment," said Sam Giles, Applications Analyst at WD40. "The Sensorpro GDPR capability with multi-language Signup forms & Subscriber activity dashboard are important tools that help compliance requirements."

The Sensorpro GDPR module includes:

Celebrus Delivers Self-Service Solution to Meet Key GDPR Articles

Sunbury-on-Thames, 7th February 2018: Celebrus, the leading real-time enterprise Customer Data Platform (CDP), has become the first product in the market to enable self-service data requests from citizens under GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). With under four months to go until the EU privacy law becomes enforceable, Celebrus offers a rapid compliance solution to businesses facing the challenge of scaling to meet the demand for citizen data requests.

GDPR Befine Solutions assessment: All questions answered?

Freiburg im Breisgau, 25th January 2018. In 119 days, on 25th May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation will come into force once and for all. The transition period of two years, and with it the grace period for organizations and authorities, will come to an end. Although time is pressing, many still lack a plan for its implementation. They now have no choice but to set priorities. But where to start? 

Invenias Continues to Pioneer Innovation with New GDPR Module

29 November 2017, London - Invenias, the leading cloud-based platform for executive and strategic hiring, has today announced the Invenias GDPR Module, which is the latest update to its flagship product Invenias 9. The introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018 will materially impact the way in which data is captured, stored, shared and moved. As a result, the working practices of the executive search profession will be required to be fully aligned with the requirements of the new legislation.

70% of European IT decision-makers see Brexit as a business opportunity

London, UK, 6th November 2017 - Interoute, the global cloud and network provider, has revealed new survey results showing almost two-thirds (63 per cent) of businesses across Europe are anticipating high growth in the year ahead. Reassuringly despite its turbulent outlook, the UK was only slightly behind the European average at 61 per cent. As the political climate presents opportunities for those countries and companies that can move at pace, on average 70 per cent believed Britain leaving the EU was an opportunity for their company.

Europe's GDPR - What Is It & How Does It Affect Email?

One of the things we really strive to do in the Enabler team is keep our clients up to date with the latest goings on in the world of email. Sometimes this is a really fun job, and we get to send around well designed emails or provide updates on the latest coding techniques. Sometimes however, we need to make sure everything we and our clients are doing is in line with the current laws and regulations - *cue sirens*.

In March 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect, and I’m here to tell you what it is, why it affects you, and if there’s anything you need to be doing before GDPR comes into effect. 

Searchmetrics Study: Did Google Shopping Really Gain an Unfair Advantage over its Competitors in the EU?

London, U.K., September 28, 2017 - With Google now agreeing to concede to the EU’s antitrust action by creating a standalone unit for its shopping services and allowing rivals to bid for ads shown there, a new study examines whether Google Shopping did in fact gain an illegal advantage over other price comparison sites. And does the search company have a legitimate case in appealing the EU decision?

The EU GDPR: What Does it Mean for Businesses?

On May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force, and will be a game-changer in how organizations store, secure and manage personal data.

GDPR will affect the whole of the EU Zone, which currently spans 28 member countries and half a billion citizens. Its goal is to unify data protection across the European Union, but because GDPR applies to individuals within the EU or the European Economic Area (EEA), companies outside these zones will still have to meet the standards if they want to continue using data from customers in the EU.