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 […]
October 4, 2021

Five key considerations for the use of AI

A survey conducted by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has found that many businesses now see AI as an ‘emerging technology’. Of the organisations that responded, 27% stated that they […]
September 20, 2021

GDPR for marketing – The DPO’s guide 2021

With the COVID-19 pandemic creating increased distance between businesses and their customers, direct marketing is being relied upon more than ever to cultivate profitable B2B and […]
September 6, 2021

Third party DSAR portals – good or bad?

Whilst the results from the latest UK Data Protection Index, published in June, indicated that the number of Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs) companies received each […]
August 23, 2021

Is digital data protection training enough?

In July this year, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) fined Mermaids, a charity offering help and guidance to transgender children, £25,000 for a breach that left […]
August 9, 2021

The Data Protection Act 2018 – the 7 principles of the GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation’s (GDPR) 7 principles enshrined in Article 5 form the foundation of the UK and EU versions of the data protection law. […]
July 26, 2021

Data Retention – The big privacy headache

Back in April, following the publication of the UK Data Protection Index’s fourth report, we wrote a blog about the perils of International Data Transfers and […]
July 12, 2021

The Do’s and Don’ts of monitoring employees using CCTV

Following recent events, involving closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage capturing a certain ex-Health Secretary and his aide being leaked to the press, resulting in red faces all […]
June 29, 2021

ICO’s Age-appropriate Design Code – 2 months to comply

With just over two months left until the ICO’s (Information Commissioner’s Office) Age-appropriate Design Code comes into force, this blog gives you a round-up of who […]
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