April 29, 2020
Remote working considerations

Remote Working Considerations

The state of play today Mike Tyson famously once said, “Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face”, and it’s fair to say […]
April 14, 2020
MA

Buying or selling a business? Four data protection questions to ask in M&A activity

Personal data is one of a company’s most valuable assets. Understanding and realising its value is an important factor in buying and selling a business. When […]
March 20, 2020
tech

Understanding AdTech and the Privacy Concerns

Introduction  Amongst other things, Simon McDougall, the ICO’s Executive Director of Technology and Innovation wrote the following in his recent ICO blog posted on January 17th, […]
December 17, 2018
What are the six lawful bases

What are the six lawful bases and when do they apply?

Article 6 of the GDPR sets out six ‘lawful bases’ for processing personal data.  At least one of these must apply in order for data to […]
December 12, 2018
what is personal data

What exactly is ‘personal data’?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been introduced in the EU with the aim of improving the protection of personal data. Understanding whether an organisation […]
December 10, 2018
Data Subject Access Request

Data Subject Access Request = 4 words to fear?

Six things to consider about Data Subject Access Requests NOW under DPA 2018 (GDPR) Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs), the four words that were striking fear […]
December 7, 2018
difference between DPA and GDPR

What is the difference between the DPA 2018 and the GDPR? (and why does it matter?)

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA) have some key differences which may impact the UK’s relationship with the EU, […]
December 3, 2018
ignore data retention at your peril!

Ignore data retention at your peril!

The First Mate says to the pirate, “Cap’n, I’ve destroyed all our old crew lists. All records of everyone we made walk the plank have also […]
November 30, 2018
cars fraud protection guidelines

Why you should ‘steal’ card fraud protection guidelines

12 Simple Steps About Personal Data Protection to Learn From The Payment Card Industry Financial Services is one of the most heavily regulated industries there is.  […]
November 22, 2018
Cross-Border-Data-Transfer

GDPR – What is it all about?

In the last 20 years, the collection and processing of data has grown exponentially. The practice has been undertaken by businesses worldwide, in order to help […]