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Brexit No-Deal  - How to prepare and what does it mean for UK organisations?

Brexit No-Deal - How to prepare and what does it mean for UK organisations?

Handling personal data is an issue all organisation face and with Brexit closely approaching the concerns of the business community increases.

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How to use consent to develop your business

How to use consent to develop your business

Consent must be freely given, specific informed and unambiguous. In order to have explicit consent, a user must always freely opt-in rather than have the assumption that because they did nothing, they are deemed to have consented.

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The top 5 Misunderstandings of GDPR

The top 5 Misunderstandings of GDPR

Since its implementation in May 2018, GDPR has remained on the tip of every business owner’s tongue and storing personal data securely continues to be a minefield. In order to unravel their complicated nature

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Is your GDPR policy in ‘cheque’?

Is your GDPR policy in ‘cheque’?

Any company dealing with data has found it challenging since the looming 25th May deadline came and went, and there is no doubt that the banking and financial industry are sure to have found this change the hardest.

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Having legitimate consent is only half the battle - The top 5 ways to protect your data

Having legitimate consent is only half the battle - The top 5 ways to protect your data

A recent survey showed that nearly one in five (17%) of companies admitted they are still unsure as to what the benefits are of being GDPR-compliant. Many businesses have still not gained consent and yet are sending marketing emails.

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Going Paperless - Top tips to becoming GDPR Compliant in your Law firm

Going Paperless - Top tips to becoming GDPR Compliant in your Law firm

Since the implementation of GDPR in May this year, businesses from all industries need to ensure they are compliant and handle personal data securely to avoid a costly fine from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)- Law firms are no exception

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 What went wrong on the 25th of May?

What went wrong on the 25th of May?

For those companies who had the option to employ someone to organise their GDPR data, you would think it meant they could be sure of their ‘to the letter’ compliance with the new regulations.

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Streamlining the consent process within education

Streamlining the consent process within education

Has your school appointed a data controller? Someone who is responsible for cybersecurity, the consent management system (CMS), and keeping sensitive details on staff, pupils and parents private? Are you still sending out permission packs on paper?

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California 2020: the effect of GDPR coming into play

California 2020: the effect of GDPR coming into play

In January 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CaCPA) comes into force, with penalties exposing organisations to potentially large fines for wilful violations of data privacy

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