International and EU legal, privacy and data protection news for the market research and data analytics sector.
The ethical use of social media research
The difference between research in the digital and physical space is clear – but, asks Dr Michelle Goddard, what about the ethical considerations?
ICO investigates WhatsApp and Facebook data sharing plan
UK — The Information Commissioner has responded to changes that WhatsApp and Facebook have made to how they handle and share users’ personal data.
MRS launches data security toolkit
UK — The MRS (Market Research Society) has launched a toolkit to help businesses prepare for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) regulation that comes into force in May 2018.