Facebook has agreed to pay a fine of £500,000 following an investigation into the misuse of personal data in political campaigns.
Amazon has defended its new partnership with the NHS, insisting it takes customer privacy seriously.
Apple boss Tim Cook has taken aim at invisible data brokers who trade users’ personal data, as the iPhone maker continues to distance itself from rivals on the issue of privacy.
Apple has revealed an updated privacy website that gives users details on the tech giant’s approach to personal data.
The number of data protection complaint reported to UK regulators has nearly doubled since the introduction of new data protection laws, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has said.
If you have an email inbox, it’s likely you have been receiving messages from organisations asking you to opt into hearing from them again.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s response to the Cambridge Analytica (CA) row does not go far enough, Culture Secretary Matt Hancock has said.
WhatsApp has agreed to not share user data with parent company Facebook before new data protection regulations come into force in May.