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How to avoid an £18 million fine.

Tagged with data, gdpr, data sharing, sharing data, data privacy, data protection, fine, ico
by Adam Brogden
in Blog

02-Mar-2021 16:13

The Marriott estimates that 339 million guest records worldwide were affected following a cyber-attack in 2014 on Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc. The attack was undetected until the company was acquired by Marriott.

The personal data may have included names, email addresses, phone numbers, unencrypted passport numbers and others. It is thought that up to seven million people in the UK were affected.

The ICO’s investigation found that Marriott had not followed the GDPR or put appropriate technical or organisational measures in place to protect personal data. However, the ICO acknowledged that Marriott contacted customers and the ICO quickly and has since installed multiple security measures to improve its systems.

Data breaches are serious and must be dealt with quickly. At Optindigo, we are GDPR experts who are here to help. If you are a victim of a cyber attack or want to improve your Data Protection. We can also be your EU Representative. You can set-up your European Representation agreement within five minutes

Contact us at support@optindigo.com or call us at 01772 217800 and get your EU Representative today.

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