December 12, 2022

The Digital Markets Act and GDPR – Considerations for ‘gatekeepers’

After its initial proposal in December 2020, the landmark European Digital Markets Act (DMA) has entered into force on the 1st of November 2022. This new […]
May 3, 2022

Website cookies – past, present and future

When it comes to consumer tracking and data protection, there is one word that often springs to mind: Cookies. Thanks to PECR (the Privacy and Electronic […]
March 21, 2022

Bcc Vs Cc – Bulk email practices explained

Back in 2021, HIV Scotland (a charity supporting people diagnosed with HIV and AIDS) was fined £10,000 due to a data breach in which 105 people’s […]
September 20, 2021

GDPR for marketing – The DPO’s guide 2021

With the COVID-19 pandemic creating increased distance between businesses and their customers, direct marketing is being relied upon more than ever to cultivate profitable B2B and […]
June 14, 2021

Soft Opt-what? Soft Opt-in for direct marketing

PECR – four letters that are the bane of some marketers’ lives.     The Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR), as the name would suggest, control businesses’ use of electronic […]
January 20, 2020

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 […]
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