4 posts categorised "James Witton"

07 August 2017

The U.K.'s New Data Protection Bill

By Jamie Witton View Jamie Witton’s profile This morning the Minister of State for Digital, Matt Hancock, released a statement of intent for the UK’s new Data Protection Bill. The Bill has already been through a consulting phase and the Minister has set the Bill’s scheduled implementation date for May...

10 July 2017

The ICO guidance on big data, AI and machine learning - what humans can learn

By James Witton Guidance on the interpretation on the provisions of the GDPR naturally shoots to the top of the privacy professional’s reading lists at the moment. As such, you could be forgiven for not absorbing the ICO’s 100+ page guide to big data, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and...

17 June 2015

2015 Data protection enforcement action in the UK – the story so far…

By James Witton Follow @jamesxwitton As we approach the half way mark in 2015 I thought it would be helpful to summarise the main enforcement action issued by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) this year. This article will detail some of the key trends and key cases of 2015. This...

07 May 2015

What does your health & lifestyle app really say about you?

By James Witton Follow @jamesxwitton A growing Internet of Things and Big Data market means that understanding the definition of what constitutes ‘health data’ is more important than ever. Smart watches, medical wristbands, fitness and GPS trackers, condition management devices – some of these clearly collect health data about you,...