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 […]
March 8, 2021

The 5 things you need to know about data protection

Since 2016, when the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) was introduced, data protection has grown from being seen somewhat as an afterthought, to an […]
February 22, 2021

EU & UK GDPR Representation for sponsors of European clinical trials

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force in the EU on 25th May 2018 and has since been a driving force for improving data protection standards worldwide. The GDPR was […]
February 8, 2021

New EDPB guidance clarifies when you should report a data breach, sort of…

Picture the scene: It’s 4pm on a Friday and, as the final minutes of the working day tick away, you receive a panicked call from the […]
February 5, 2021

Updated EDPB Guidance on Controllers and Processors – Part 2

Following on from our first blog, this blog examines the second part of the EDPB’s guidance on controllers and processors. Whilst the first part provides guidance […]
January 25, 2021

What is Adequacy?

NB: This blog was updated on 29/6/21 to reflect the EU Commission’s decision to grant the UK Adequacy. Adequacy, the word that has been on everyone’s […]
January 11, 2021
EUDP Guidance Controller Processor Blog

Updated EDPB Guidance on Controllers and Processors – Part 1

On 2nd September 2020, the EU Data Protection Board adopted their new guidance document on data controllers and data processors. In many ways this has been […]
December 28, 2020

The DPO Centre’s Research Results – 7 steps for handling customer data

In 2018, the GDPR was introduced to help provide consumers with more control and transparency around how their data is used. Since then, companies have had to implement a wide range of measures, with considerable […]
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