05 Sep

Data & Marketing Association to speak at ABTA’s Data Management and Protection event 

We are pleased to announce that John Mitchison, Director of Policy and Compliance at the DMA will be speaking at ABTA's upcoming Data Management and Protection seminar this October.

Held in partnership with travel law specialists Travlaw, the event will be moderated by firm Partner, Luke Golding. Simon Bunce, ABTA’s Director of Legal Affairs will join the line-up of speakers alongside privacy specialists, OneTrust and industry representatives including Timothy Mitchener-Nissen, Group Data Protection Officer at Flight Centre Travel Group.

The DMA’s John Mitchison will take a look at the latest on digital privacy regulation including the ICO’s recent guidance on the use of cookies and similar technologies. He will also discuss what you need to know about future changes including the proposed forthcoming ePrivacy regulation and the implications of Brexit on the transfer of data in and out of the UK. 

ABTA’s Simon Bunce will discuss how travel businesses should be incorporating privacy into the design of future systems and processes, providing guidance on embedding a data privacy culture amongst staff and looking at the challenges facing ABTA Members. 

Additional representatives from Travlaw will be on hand running workshops on the practical issues facing businesses. Get step-by-step guidance on how to manage and respond to requests from data subjects including the right to be forgotten and right to rectification.

Listen to a case study from Flight Centre Travel Group on how they adapted to regulation surrounding personal data online, and hear from OneTrust who will share best practice on how businesses can transition from compliance as a GDPR checklist to ‘business as usual’.

ABTA’s Data Management and Protection seminar is being held on 17 October 2019 in Manchester. Download an agenda and register your place online.