personal data

Jan 30, 2020

As HK examines privacy laws, businesses should begin preparing

With Hong Kong proposing to overhaul its privacy laws, and trust in technology low, it's time for businesses to get their crisis communications ducks in a row.

Jan 29, 2020

Facebook allows users to limit data shared with advertisers

Following its pledge to improve privacy controls, Facebook is rolling out Off-Facebook Activity.

Nov 14, 2019

Health sites sharing personal data with Google, Facebook and Amazon

Financial Times has conducted thorough investigation into apparent breaches of privacy laws.

Aug 21, 2019

Facebook lets users clear advertising data held by third-party sites

A user can then either block the app or site from sharing data, or block all of the services in one go.

Jul 25, 2019

Facebook finds fresh Microsoft/Sony data breach

FTC confirms $5bn Facebook fine, criticises the company's 'deceptive' behaviour, and announces it is suing Cambridge Analytica.

Mar 20, 2019

BlueFocus caught up in ‘probe box’ controversy

The company was forced to clarify its involvement with a firm that was called out on CCTV’s annual consumer-rights exposé show for surreptitious gathering of personal data.