Organisations should be doing more to achieve privacy accountability

The Global Privacy Enforcement Network’s (GPEN) annual intelligence gathering operation looked at how well organisations have implemented the core concepts of accountability into their own internal privacy policies and programmes. The joint study, known as the ‘GPEN sweep’, is carried out by data protection regulators across the globe and this year looks at how they have taken responsibility for complying with data protection laws. Whilst there were examples of good practice, it was found that a number of organisations had no processes in place to deal with the complaints and queries…

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No escape for UK company bosses responsible for nuisance calls

New legislation comes into force which means the UK data protection watchdog, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), can now hold company bosses directly responsible. Previously some had liquidated their firms to avoid big penalties. There is now no hiding place for the small minority of rogue directors who have previously tried to escape justice. We are determined to stamp this menace out and this new law is the latest in a series of measures to rid society of the plague of nuisance calls. Estimates by Ofcom show British consumers were…

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GUESS Launches Nationwide Wardrobe Recycling Program with Partner I:CO

GUESS is proud to partner with I:CO®, short for I:Collect, to launch a nationwide wardrobe recycling program beginning Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018. I:CO is a global solutions provider and innovator for the collection, certified sorting, reuse and recycling of used apparel and footwear. GUESS’ recycling program RESOURCED initially launched in California on June 18, 2018 and due to its success, will now expand US-wide and globally by 2020. Backed by an in-store, digital and online marketing campaign and as part of the company’s sustainability plan, GUESS is encouraging customers to…

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GUESS Partners with I:CO to Launch Wardrobe Recycling Program

GUESS is proud to partner with I:CO®, short for I:Collect, a global solutions provider and innovator for the collection, certified sorting, reuse and recycling of used apparel and footwear, to launch a wardrobe recycling program. The program, RESOURCED, launched in California on June 18, 2018, expanding to all North America by the end of 2018 and globally by 2020. Backed by the company’s chain-wide in-store, digital and online marketing campaign, it is GUESS’ mission to encourage men and women everywhere to recycle their wardrobe and give it new life. In…

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