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Widespread confusion over GDPR rules that protect your privacy

A third of people don't know their data rights changed last year and a growing number of people are concerned about how their data is being used.

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Can you avoid marketing when you get an e-receipt?

The majority of people we surveyed were concerned about how retailers might misuse personal data provided for an e-receipt. We share the results of a snapshot mystery shop showing whether this high level of distrust was fair or misplaced.

Marriott announces massive data hack

Personal information of up to 500 million guests may have been accessed from the Starwood database - Which? shares what personal information it's believed hackers accessed and explains your rights when there's a data breach.

The ICO fines Uber £385,000 for failure to protect personal data

Approximately 2.7 million Uber user accounts in the UK were accessed in a cyber attack in 2016, which Uber did not initially report. Which? explains your rights when there's a data breach and what to do to safeguard yourself from scammers.

BA promises to compensate customers after data breach

British Airways has apologised and pledged compensation after admitting that up to 380,000 of its customers could have had their card details stolen in a data breach. The airline said that its systems had been compromised for more than two weeks, with 'the personal and financial details of customers making bookings on our website and app' potentially stolen by hackers between August 21 and September 5.

Dixons Carphone admits that up to 10 million people could be hit by huge data breach

Some 10m personal data records could be breached, Dixons Carphone has revealed. Know your rights if your data is compromised and how to stay safe online.

Dixons Carphone admits data breach affecting millions of customers

Dixons Carphone confirms data breach that gave hackers access to 5.9 million card payment details and 1.2 million personal data records.

Which? investigation reveals ‘staggering’ level of smart home surveillance

The smart devices in your home, such as your smart TV, smart toothbrush or internet-connected printer, are watching you. Find out what we discovered.

New GDPR data protection law applies to the UK from today – but what does it mean?

The General Data Protection Act (GDPR) comes into force today giving everyone in the UK and across the EU clearer control of the personal data organisations hold about us. ‘We’ve updated...

Seven ways GDPR will strengthen your data protection rights

We explain the 10 main changes that give you more control over your data, the way companies handle it and your rights when they misbehave.

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