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October 4, 2019

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 […]
July 11, 2019
BA - A wake up call from the ICO with text

BA – A wake up call from the ICO

At £183.4m (US$228m) or 1.5% of BA’s worldwide revenue in 2017, this fine by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) sets a new precedent in the […]
June 5, 2019

How to Recognise Data Breaches – Reportable vs Recordable

We are often asked by clients how to determine whether a breach is reportable to the supervisory authority and/or a data subject or if it should […]
May 29, 2019

Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs) – 5 Essential Steps

Our December 2018 blog post entitled “Data Subject Access Request = 4 words to fear?”, explained the need for a robust and efficient process for responding […]
May 22, 2019

GDPR – One Year On – 6 Key Lessons for Schools?

This time last year, we were all so very concerned about May 25th and the advent of the GDPR. How was it going to change things? […]
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 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 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 14, 2018
Developers why you must keep a consent record

App & Gaming Developers: win user trust; protect their data

As a developer, you want to create the best possible app or game, for users. While the functionality and user XP might be second to none, […]