April 15, 2024

Data protection compliance: Law firm vs outsourced DPO services

When it comes to ensuring data protection compliance, organisations often face a choice between engaging a specialist law firm vs outsourced DPO (Data Protection Officer) services. […]
March 18, 2024

What is a DPA and why do you need one?

A Data Processing Agreement (DPA), also called a Data Processor Agreement, is a legally binding contract between a data controller (usually your organisation) and a data processor […]
January 22, 2024

International Data Transfers: Explaining EU SCCs, UK Addendum and UK IDTA

EU and UK-based organisations regularly need to transfer personal data to different countries for a variety of reasons – project collaborations, partnerships, service providers etc.  With […]
December 11, 2023

Data retention and the GDPR: Best practices for compliance

How long should we keep different types of personal data?  How can we create an effective data retention policy and schedule?  What role do data controllers, […]
October 30, 2023

Vendor due diligence & GDPR compliance: 5 practical steps

From IT solutions to DPO services, accounting, and customer services, the global outsourcing sector is expanding to support the needs of organisations across all industry sectors. […]
January 9, 2023

International Data Transfers: What does the UK guidance mean

In February 2022, the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) laid out the proposed international data transfer agreement (IDTA) before Parliament. Alongside […]
November 28, 2022

What is the European Health Data Space and what does it mean for your organisation?

It is no secret that the European Union (EU) is working hard to ensure that the EU remains one of the top innovators and commercially prosperous […]
October 17, 2022

Biden signs Executive Order to implement the EU-US Data Privacy Framework 

On Friday 7th October, US President Joe Biden signed an Executive Order relating to Enhancing Safeguards for United States Signals Intelligence Activities.  The Executive Order directs […]
July 11, 2022

Future Global Data Protection Laws – What Can We Expect?

In the latest UK Data Protection Index report, it was revealed that the majority of privacy professionals do not feel confident advising their organisations on data […]
February 21, 2022

Password management – why ‘password’ shouldn’t be your password

In November 2021, France’s Supervisory Authority, the Commission national de l’informatique et des libertes (CNIL),  published its draft recommendation on password management, which was open to […]
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