Articles tagged “gdpr”

Marriott Handed $124 Million Fine Over Starwood Data Breach

Marriott Handed $124 Million Fine Over Starwood Data Breach

Patrick Whyte, Skift

The headline fine amount might seem pretty substantial, but as with an earlier British Airways breach case, the penalties likely will be challenged. Both companies will no doubt vigorously defend themselves in the hope of getting the figure reduced.

2 months ago

British Airways Faces $230 Million Fine Over Data Breach

British Airways Faces $230 Million Fine Over Data Breach

Christopher Jasper and Anthony Palazzo, Bloomberg

When the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation came into force, everyone was wondering whether national regulators would have the guts to dish out substantial fines. This case shows the intention — at least in the United Kingdom — but it remains to be seen how much British Airways will actually have to pay.

2 months ago

British Airways May Face Fine for Data Breach

British Airways May Face Fine for Data Breach

Richard Weiss, Bloomberg

The degree to which British Airways is responsible for the data breach may lead to a fine, but does little to comfort customers who've been burned.

12 months ago

Travel Managers Should Get Used to Data Privacy Restrictions

Travel Managers Should Get Used to Data Privacy Restrictions

Allan Leibowitz, Skift

While Europe’s new data regulations may only apply to one continent, they’re expected to form the blueprint for similar legislation in other countries. Travel managers everywhere should get used to them.

1 year ago

What Europe’s New Data Protection Law Means for Meetings and Events

What Europe’s New Data Protection Law Means for Meetings and Events

Robin Amster, Skift

U.S. meeting planners expect the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation to have a major effect on how they manage data. While the giant meetings firms are prepared to comply with it, smaller companies and related meetings vendors may lag behind.

1 year ago