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Data Protection Officer Questions – Answered by a DPO

There are many questions around why a Data Protection Officer (DPO) is needed and what their role is in an organisation. In this post, I’ll answer common questions that have been asked by organisations seeking to comply with the GDPR and DPA and from those looking to take on a DPO role. What is the […]

More Data Protection Tips for the New Working Environment

WFH Data Protection Tips

As discussed in our previous blog post: 4 Working from Home Security Tips, many organization have changed the way they connect and communicate in their new working from home (WFH) environments. Therefore organisations must adjust data protection controls to account for changes that the pandemic has brought in our new working environments. The development of COVID-19 […]

Data Protection Due Diligence

Data Protection Due Diligence

In 2019, the ICO fined Marriott Hotels £99 million under the GDPR for not undertaking sufficient due diligence to secure its systems when it acquired Starwood Hotels Group. This resulted in 339 million unprotected guest records being exposed. Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner stated: “The GDPR makes it clear that organisations must be accountable for the […]

Data Protection: What Constitutes ‘Evidence of Compliance?’

Data Protection Evidence of Compliance

Are you fully compliant to the GDPR and DPA 2018? Can you prove it? Want to learn more on how to ensure evidence of compliance? If so, please join us for our next webinar.   Register for the webinar: Data Protection: What Constitutes ‘Evidence of Compliance?’ DATE: Tuesday, 19 May 2020 TIME: 2 pm (GMT) – […]

Data Protection by Design and Default Explained

Data by Design and default

Previously known as ‘privacy by design’, “data protection by design and default” has always been part of the UK Data Protection Law. But the key change is with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) now making it a legal requirement. The GDPR requires you to put in place appropriate technical and organisational measures to implement […]

Webinar: Data Protection by Design & Default

Do you understand the principle of Data Protection by Design & Default? Does your organisation adhere to this much over-looked data protection requirement? If not, you aren’t alone.   Register for the webinar: How to Implement Data Protection by Design & Default DATE: Thursday, 7 May 2020 TIME: 2 pm (GMT) – 45 minutes; plus 15 […]

Webinar: How to Conduct a DPIA

DPIA Webinar

What is a Data Privacy Impact Assessment? When do you need to conduct one? Join us for this pragmatic and informative webinar hosted by our Data Privacy & Protection expert, Ursula Baye. Ursula will discuss the goals and objectives of this critical data protection requirement. She’ll walk you through a simple step-by-step demonstration of how […]

Webinar: What Data Flow Mapping Looks Like and How to Start

Data Flow Mapping Webinar

Both the UK Data Protection Act 2018 and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) require organisations to document how they process and transfer personal data from one location to another. And it’s the first critical step in conducting a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) to identify and address the associated security risks in this process. Join […]

When Should You Conduct a DPIA?

DPIA

Sometimes we get in the mode of doing something out of procedure without a true understanding of why it’s important and the true benefit of the process. Such is the case with the DPIA (Data Protection Impact Assessments) which is pivotal to GDPR compliance. In general, conducting a DPIA will improve awareness in your organisation […]

How to Stay Compliant with the GDPR After Brexit

GDPR Brexit No Deal

With Brexit-no-deal staring us in the face, the big question for the future is what happens next? The UK Government has stated its’ plans to keep the GDPR regulation “as-is” after it has left the Union; therefore companies are advised to maintain compliance with both the GDPR and the UK DPA 2018 even if they […]

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