International and EU legal, privacy and data protection news for the market research and data analytics sector.
Research industry welcomes new data protection regulation
The new General Data Protection Regulation ( GDPR) has been welcomed by research industry bodies including the Market Research Society and ESOMAR.
EU agrees 4% fines for data protection breaches
The EU has agreed new rules on data protection that would see organisations fined up to 4% of global turnover if they are found to be in breach of them.
ICO launches new video guidance regarding trading of personal data
The Information Commissioner’s Office has released two short videos explaining the ‘data cycle’ - one aimed at organisations and one at consumers.
Efamro guidance on safe harbour and Russia data
BELGIUM — Following the Court of Justice of the European Union’s ruling on the transfer of personal data between the EU and US, and the introduction of the Russian data localisation law, Efamro ( the European Research Federation) has issued recommendations for research companies affected.