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GDPR: Updating Privacy Notices

Are you caught in a last minute rush to update your privacy notice to comply with the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)? Under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA), the requirement to issue privacy notices is tucked way in … Continue reading

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The revised ICO Privacy Notices Code and GDPR

Earlier this month the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) published its revised Privacy Notices Code of Practice. Under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA), a Data Controller should issue a privacy notice to Data Subjects whenever personal data is gathered from … Continue reading

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Privacy Notices under #GDPR: Have you noticed my notice?

Please also read our updated blog on privacy notices here. As you all know by now the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is here and it is (as predicted) starting to get various people fired up ready for its 2018 … Continue reading

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A comprehensive Privacy Policy.

I decided to look at Miley Cyrus’s website. Don’t know why. I just picked a teenage pop singer at random. I found however that I couldn’t just look at her website, I had to register before entering her website. I … Continue reading

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The Data Protection Act 2018: A Summary

The much-publicised Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) came into force last week (25thMay 2018), alongside the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). I recently wrote a blog post explaining the aims of the new Act and busting some of the myths. … Continue reading

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The blind leading the blind

My brother in law’s a dispensing optician. He’s received GDPR advice recently from a professional body to which he belongs which says a few things. My brother in law is not an expert and this is what he thinks it … Continue reading

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GDPR and Data Protection Impact Assessments: When and How?

Article 35 of GDPR introduces a new obligation on Data Controllers to conduct a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) before carrying out personal data processing likely to result in a high risk to the rights and freedoms of individuals. If … Continue reading

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GDPR: What’s Happening?

If you want to avoid watching Grandad murdering “Mistletoe and Wine” over the festive season, you could escape to a lesser evil; catching up on your GDPR reading! You may have missed some of the recent GDPR publications. The Article … Continue reading

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GDPR and Employee Surveillance

The regulatory framework around employee surveillance is complex and easy to fall foul of. A few years ago, West Yorkshire Fire Service faced criticism when a 999 operator, who was on sick leave, found a GPS tracker planted on her … Continue reading

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GDPR: One Year to Go! Special Offer Today Only!

Exactly one year today (on 25th May 2018), the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force. (***see below for a special offer) Data Controllers and Data Processors now have just 12 months to prepare for the biggest change … Continue reading

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