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If you would like to take a look at some of the topics previously covered in the DPIA, click on the links below to read some of our historic issues from past months.

Date Blog topic Link
9th July 2024 Unveiling dark patterns: Sales tactics and regulatory compliance View
25th June 2024 Compliance with the AI Act: What you need to know (part 2) View
11th June 2024 Compliance with the AI Act: What you need to know (part 1) View
28th May 2024 Exploring Canadian privacy laws with Ray Pathak View
14th May 2024 Quebec’s Law 25: A guide to support compliance View
30th April 2024 Data protection checklist for mergers and acquisitions View
16th April 2024 Data protection compliance: Law firm vs outsourced DPO services View
2nd April 2024 How to identify a phishing email: Safeguarding your organisation View
19th March 2024 What is a DPA and why do you need one? View
5th March 2024 EDPB Report: Challenges faced by DPOs in Europe View
20th February 2024 GDPR advice for SaaS companies entering EU & UK markets View
6th February 2024 Thailand’s PDPA vs EU’s GDPR: A comparative review View
23rd January 2024 International Data Transfers: Explaining EU SCCs, UK Addendum, and UK IDTA View
9th January 2024 NHS DSPT: A guide to the latest requirements and avoiding common mistakes View
26th December 2023 Data Protection in 2023: A year in review View
12th December 2023 Data retention and the GDPR: Best practices for compliance View
28th November 2023 GDPR Representative: Do you need one? View
14th November 2023 Lead generation and the GDPR: Are you compliant? View
31st October 2023 Vendor due diligence & GDPR compliance:
5 practical steps
17th October 2023 Subject Access Request exemptions: When can information be withheld? View
3rd October 2023 What is a DPIA? View
19th September 2023 EU-US Data Privacy Framework: 3rd time lucky? View
5th September 2023 Data breach management: 5 tips for an effective response View
22nd August 2023 Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) for data transfers View
8th August 2023 DSAR guidance: Preventing misunderstandings View
25th July 2023 Challenges and considerations for life sciences View
11th July 2023 AI and GDPR compliance View
27th June 2023 Insights from the latest DP Index on the proposed UK data protection bills View
13th June 2023 5 lessons learned from 5 years of the GDPR View
30th May 2023 Marketing to businesses: What you need to know View
16th May 2023 Marketing to private individuals: What you need to know View
2nd May 2023 Happy 5th Birthday: GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) View
18th April 2023 The role of a DPO: Dismissal and conflicts of interests View
4th April 2023 The DP Index Results: Stability in uncertain times? View
21st March 2023 An insight into U.S. data protection laws View
7th March 2023 FOI vs DSAR: What’s the difference? View
21st February 2023 CJEU Decision: Data subjects have the right to know who has received their personal data View
7th February 2023 Electronic marketing: Everything you need to know View
24th January 2023 Charity FAQs: How does GDPR relate to my organisation? View
10th January 2023 International Data Transfers: What does the UK guidance mean? View
27th December 2022 Data Protection Index results: A year in review View
13th December 2022 The Digital Markets Act and GDPR: Considerations for ‘gatekeepers’ View
29th November 2022 What is the European Health Data Space? View
15th November 2022 Is outsourcing the solution to data protection compliance during a downturn? View
1st November 2022 Google Analytics 4 doesn’t have to be scary – here’s what you need to know View
18th October 2022 Biden signs Executive Order to implement the EU-US data privacy framework View
4th October 2022 What is Data Protection by Design? View
20th September 2022 DP Index results: DPOs indicate that a ‘senior responsible individual’ will not be in the best interest of the data subjects View
6th September 2022 Clinical trials: Ensuring there is no ‘trial and error’ for sponsors when it comes to data protection View
23rd August 2022 The do’s and don’ts of processing biometric data View
9th August 2022 DBS Checks: how to stay compliant with UK GDPR View
26th July 2022 Your DSAR questions answered View
12th July 2022 Future global data protection laws – what can we expect? View
28th June 2022 DCMS consultation response – greater clarity or mass uncertainty? View
14th June 2022 Data breaches – prevention is better than cure View
31st May 2022 Top 5 DSAR challenges and how to deal with them View
17th May 2022 Happy Birthday GDPR: Looking into the future technology and global privacy View
3rd May 2022 Website cookies – past, present and future View
19th April 2022 AI and Article 22: The need for meaningful human review View
5th April 2022 Vendor due diligence – what you need to consider View
22nd March 2022 Bcc Vs Cc – Bulk email practices explained View
8th March 2022 Discrimination and AI: ensuring fairness in data View
22nd Feb 2022 Password management – why ‘password’ shouldn’t be your password View
8th Feb 2022 How does corporate structure affect GDPR compliance? View
25th Jan 2022 AI and the right to an explanation View
11th Jan 2022 Can we keep a record of vaccinated employees or customers? View
29th Dec 2021 Brexit – a year in review View
14th Dec 2021 DPIAs – the DPO Centre ‘how to’ guide View
30th Nov 2021 Hiring a Data Protection Officer – internal vs outsourced View
16th Nov 2021 DPIAs and AIAs: The AI data controller’s best friends View
2nd Nov 2021 DCMS Consultation – The five things you need to know View
19th Oct 2021 UK Data Protection Index results reveal drop in DPOs’ compliance confidence View
5th Oct 2021 Five key considerations for the use of AI View
21st Sept 2021 GDPR for marketing – the DPO’s guide 2021 View
7th Sept 2021 Third party DSAR portals – good or bad? View
24th Aug 2021 Is digital data protection training enough? View
10th Aug 2021 The Data Protection Act 2018 – The 7 principles of the GDPR View
27th July 2021 Data retention – the big privacy headache View
13th July 2021 The Do’s and Don’ts of monitoring employees using CCTV View
29th June 2021 The ICO’s Age-appropriate Design Code – 2 months to comply View