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Is the UK Data Protection Act a match for the General Data Protection Regulation?

Is the UK Data Protection Act a match for the General Data Protection Regulation?

The launch of the GDPR legislation on 25th May somewhat overshadowed the royal assent of the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018), in the UK.

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GDPR Sees Online Players in High-Stakes Gamble

GDPR Sees Online Players in High-Stakes Gamble

By using ‘legitimate interest’, online publishers and vendors are playing Russian roulette with their users’ data.

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How to gain consent and maintain your contact database

How to gain consent and maintain your contact database

Consent. The word on the lips of every organisation across the UK, but what does it mean?

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Transforming data privacy from a threat to a business enabler

Transforming data privacy from a threat to a business enabler

GDPR often strikes fear into the hearts of business owners, but it doesn’t need to be a threat.

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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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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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 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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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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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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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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The Cloud Act: what you need to know

The Cloud Act: what you need to know

The Cloud Act is an updated version of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), is a set of laws that help regulate how the U.S enforcement officials can access data stored overseas.

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Why you should be digitally dating your customers

Why you should be digitally dating your customers

Let's do the digital shopping experience as it happens but in real life. It goes something like this...

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GDPR Birthday

GDPR Birthday

We all have witnessed GDPR come into play on the 25th of May 2018, and the effort it caused companies to work towards becoming GDPR compliant.

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LaLiga

LaLiga

The Spanish Data Protection Agency, the AEPD, have fined the professional Football League for failing to comply with basic regulations in the GDPR regarding trust and transparency.

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UK Porn Blocked...

UK Porn Blocked...

UK porn blocked is privacy timebomb, a new report warns with identity checks for pornographic websites to be introduced in July.

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Marriotts International fined a massive £99 million under the GDPR

Marriotts International fined a massive £99 million under the GDPR

After the ICO’s extensive investigation they decided to issue Marriott International a whopping £99,200,396 for infringements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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