November 14, 2022

Is outsourcing the solution to data protection compliance during a downturn?

If you’ve been keeping up with the news over the last few months, you have likely heard the terms ‘recession’, ‘energy crisis’ and ‘cost of living […]
September 20, 2022

DP Index results: UK DPOs indicate that a ‘senior responsible individual’ will not be in the best interest of data subjects

The latest report from the UK Data Protection Index has just been published and one of the many key takeaways is that privacy professionals across the […]
July 26, 2022

The DPO Centre Answers – DSAR FAQs

Over the last six months, we have hosted a series of webinars centred around providing helpful advice on dealing with some of the most complex types […]
June 27, 2022

DCMS consultation response – greater clarity or mass uncertainty? 

Back in November, we posted a blog discussing the UK’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport’s (DCMS) recently published consultation entitled “Data: a new direction”. […]
November 29, 2021

Hiring a Data Protection Officer – internal vs outsourced

Whilst the role of the Data Protection Officer (DPO) has been around since the 1990s, the GDPR represents the first time that appointing a DPO has […]
October 18, 2021

UK Data Protection Index results reveal drop in DPOs’ compliance confidence

The latest report from the UK Data Protection Index was published last month, and it seems that DPOs are feeling rather pessimistic. Each quarter, the Index […]
April 20, 2021

Is ISO 27001 a silver bullet for GDPR compliance?

The name Doorstep Dispensaree became ingrained in the memory of every UK data protection aficionado in December 2019 when the ICO slapped the London-based pharmacy with […]
April 1, 2021

International data transfers – a DPO’s worst nightmare?

Ever wondered what a Data Protection Officer’s (DPO) worst nightmare is? Well, according to the latest report from the UK Data Protection Index, it might be […]
March 22, 2021

EU/UK Representative v Data Protection Officer – What’s The Difference?

Since the UK left the EU, many companies that were not previously required to do so, are now having to appoint either an EU or UK […]
December 11, 2020

ICO Accountability Framework: Part 3

In the third and final blog post on this topic, we consider the last four sections of the ICO’s Accountability Framework: Contracts and Data Sharing; Risks […]
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