May 1, 2023

Happy 5th Birthday: GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) celebrates its fifth birthday this month, and what a half-decade it has been for organisations. During these past five years, […]
April 17, 2023

The role of a DPO: Dismissal and conflicts of interests

The GDPR requires both controllers and processors to appoint a Data Protection Officer (DPO) if they meet one of three criteria set out in Article 37 […]
January 23, 2023

Charity FAQs – How does GDPR relate to my organisation?

Data protection laws and regulations are applicable to all organisations regardless of sector, from finance to healthcare. These laws and regulations also apply to charities and […]
December 28, 2022

DP Index results: A year in review

2022, what a year it has been for data protection in the UK. There has been domestic economic and political uncertainty, including three separate Prime Ministers […]
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 […]
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