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Act Now Training Ltd specialise in information law. We have been providing training and consultancy services globally for over 17 years. We have an extensive GDPR and FOI course programme from live and recorded webinars, accredited foundation through to higher level certificate courses delivered throughout the country or at your premises.

Coronavirus and Police Use of Drones

The police have an important rule to play in the current coronavirus lockdown.  However their actions must at all times be proportionate, transparent and (above all) lawful. Only yesterday, British Transport Police admitted they had wrongly charged a woman who was … Continue reading

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The Morrisons Supermarket Case: Employers Breathe a Sigh of Relief

The long-awaited decision in the Supreme Court appeal by Morrison Supermarkets was handed down yesterday. WM Morrison Supermarkets plc (Appellant) v Various Claimants (Respondents) [2020] UKSC 12 concerned an appeal by Morrisons from an earlier decision by the Court of … Continue reading

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Amazon: What does it know about us?

By Susan Wolf If you are like me, and currently self-isolating, then it is entirely possible that you are spending more time than usual browsing the internet, doing online shopping, buying books on your Kindle or watching movies on Amazon … Continue reading

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Act Now Supporting Innovative Digital DPIA Project

Act Now Training is pleased to announce that it is supporting a new public sector collaboration to co-design and develop a digital approach to Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs). This innovative six month project will help Data Controllers conducting DPIAs to ensure that a ’Data Protection by Design and Default’ approach is embedded into the process. The project is also supported by the Information … Continue reading

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PrivSec London Conference: Act Now Announces Winners of Free Tickets

Act Now is pleased to announce the winners of the 7 free delegate tickets for the  PrivSec London Conference taking place on 4th and 5th February 2020. We are exhibiting at this two day event which will deliver  top-level strategic content, insights, networking, and discussion around data … Continue reading

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The New Year Honours Data Breach

The New Year Honours list is supposed to “recognise the achievements and service of extraordinary people across the United Kingdom.” However more media attention this year has been on the fact that, together with the names of recipients, the Cabinet … Continue reading

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First Fine under GDPR

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued the first fine under GDPR to a London-based pharmacy. Doorstep Dispensaree Ltd, has been issued with a Monetary Penalty Notice of £275,000 for failing to ensure the security of Special Category Data. The … Continue reading

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