Posts Tagged ‘Chris Combemale’

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    DMA: B2B sector needs to pick up GDPR pace

    11th April 2017 • NotebookComments (0)

    With a little more than a year to go until new data regulations comes into force, nearly a third (28%) of B2B marketers are still feeling unprepared, according to the DMA’s ‘GDPR and you, chapter two’ study. Overall GDPR awareness is up, but B2B...

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    2017: in your words

    28th March 2017 • FeaturesComments (0)

    After another turbulent year and with plenty of significant change lying ahead, we ask the industry what they think the next year might bring for data and insight-driven marketers… GDPR Chris Combemale, CEO, DMA group “May 2018 should be a date that is in...

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    ICO seeks opinions on draft GDPR consent guidance

    6th March 2017 • NewsComments (0)

    The Information Commissioner’s Office has published draft guidance as to how consent must be obtained once the GDPR comes into force in May 2018. The guidance is currently out for consultation. Marketers have until March 31 to respond. The GDPR builds on...

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    One in four businesses still unprepared for GDPR

    14th February 2017 • NotebookComments (0)

    A quarter of marketers (26%) believe their companies are still unprepared for the introduction of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), with just over half (56%) reporting that they feel prepared and 5% believing it’s not their responsibility....

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    New DMA chair calls for ‘more authentic’ consumer engagement

    8th February 2017 • NewsComments (0)

    Mark Runacus (pictured, left), chief strategy officer at Karmarama, has been named as the new Chair of the DMA Board, with Starcount MD Caroline Worboys (pictured, right) named as Deputy Chair. Runacus and Worboys succeed Julia Porter and Shaun Bailey. As his...

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    Lock up rogue marketers, says DMA

    8th November 2016 • NewsComments (0)

    The DMA has called for custodial sentences to be made available to punish those that repeatedly breach data protection laws by making illegal nuisance calls. This follows the ICO’s recent announcement that from spring 2017 it will be able to hold rogue...

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    Prepare for GDPR as well as Brexit, says DMA

    4th October 2016 • NewsComments (0)

    The DMA has called on businesses to take responsibility for customer data and ensure they are prepared for the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) due to come into force in May 2018, despite the UK’s impending withdrawal from the EU. Chris...

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    Vodafone gets DMA seal of approval

    22nd September 2016 • NewsComments (0)

    Vodafone UK has become the first telecommunications company to receive the TPS Assured accreditation having passed an extensive audit of its outbound call centres by the DMA. The accreditation means that Vodafone and its partners comply fully with both the...

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    Deal finally reached on EU Data laws

    18th December 2015 • NewsComments (0)

    New rules on data protection have finally been agreed after lengthy discussions between the European Parliament, European Council and Council of Ministers. Any business breaching the new laws could be fined up to four percent of its global turnover. More than...

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    Charities will ‘strive to meet’ supporter standards

    14th September 2015 • NewsComments (0)

    In an open letter to The Sunday Times, chief executives of some of the UK’s most well-known charities wrote that the generosity of the public ‘places a big responsibility on all UK charities to behave well in everything we do — especially in how we...