Outgoing UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham has suggested a shift in focus from individual cookie popups at each website to regulation of browsers and devices as the source of expressing user tracking preferences.
The 2018 Marriott data breach was one of the biggest of its type in history, and was initially looking at receiving one of the biggest fines of £99 million. However, the UK ICO has reduced the penalty to £18.4 million.
Experian’s data broking department providing marketing analytics is in trouble with the UK ICO, requiring it to make major changes to its direct marketing services.
One of the largest GDPR fines to date, the UK ICO's decision found that the travel giant was negligent due to ‘poor security arrangements’ creating a hole that was exploited for two months.
UK ICO is investigating claims of employee surveillance that include using tracking software to determine when and for how long employees were away from their desks.