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 […]
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 […]
October 19, 2020

To transfer, or not to transfer, that is the question

In Europe, data protection has been a fundamental human right for a long time, primarily through the right to privacy. Over the years, we have seen […]
September 21, 2020

Special categories of data and the new normal

“Man is a creature that can get used to anything” – Fyodor Dostoevsky. As we grow accustomed to living with Covid-19, we are witnessing a return […]
August 24, 2020

6 Considerations to making DSARs easier to process

Even outside of the current pandemic, Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs) can seem an administrative burden on any business and a drain on the DPO’s already […]
August 10, 2020

Marketing Emails: The Fine Line Between a Service and Sales Message

Knowing the difference between a service message and one that is marketing to your customers could save your business from ending up on the wrong side […]
July 27, 2020

GDPR Codes of Conduct and Certifications in the UK

The advent of the GDPR, over two years ago, brought about a raft of well documented obligations for organisations processing personal data. At the very centre […]
July 3, 2020

Video conferencing – Tips to mitigate risk

Covid-19 has driven us back into our homes; transforming what was once a sanctuary into a place of work. Video conferencing tools have hence become essential […]
June 23, 2020

Ticktock goes the Brexit transition clock

The State of Play The UK formally left the EU on 31st January 2020. Since then, negotiations have been hampered by the effects of a global […]
June 8, 2020

Industry Challenge: Data Retention

In our recent GDPR at 2 webinar hosted by Data Protection World Forum, we asked the attendees to fill in a poll to identify what they […]
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