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CCPA
March 2, 2020

CCPA Overview

International law

The California Consumer Privacy Act Overview The California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) entered into force on January 2020, bringing with it increased data protection obligations on […]

May 27, 2020
International data transfers

International Data Transfers

Key Considerations for Controllers in Addressing a Complex Issue International data transfers continue to be one of the most discussed subjects in the world of privacy […]
May 13, 2020
Role of DPO

Evolving role of the DPO – 2 years on

In May 2019, on the first anniversary of the GDPR, the DPO Centre held a series of presentations at seminars and events about how the DPO […]
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, […]
January 20, 2020
COOKIE

Cookie Consent – The DPO Centre Guidance

Background   The C-673/17 ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) clarified the way in which consent for cookies (and data packets and […]
January 6, 2020
NIST

NIST Draft Privacy Framework

On the 6th September 2019, the USA’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) published a preliminary draft of its new privacy framework entitled ‘Privacy Framework: […]
December 24, 2019
NIS

NIS Regulations and the need for representation

The NIS Directive is an EU Directive that was enacted into UK law as The Network and Information Systems Regulations 2018 (NIS Regulation). The NIS focusses […]
October 4, 2019
What does a hard Brexit mean for UK companies

What does a hard Brexit mean for UK companies?

Background Due to recent political developments, the likelihood of the UK leaving the EU without a deal is a real possibility. Therefore, in preparation, The DPO […]
October 4, 2019
Rob Masson discusses the DPO’s changing role in a recent Podcast. Data protection officers are assuming a more strategic role that goes beyond ensuring compliance with […]
Sign up todayThe DPIA is a bitesize assessment of the impact of the most significant, interesting and important-to-know data protection issues. It’s not the full story, just a brisk, 3-minute resumé, collated and condensed especially for busy privacy professionals to ensure you’re aware of what’s happening in our fascinating, dynamic and engaging industry.