Category Archives: GDPR

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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New GDPR Health Check Service Launched!

  Act Now is pleased to announce the launch of its GDPR health check service. GDPR represents the biggest change to the European data protection regime in 20 years. It will take effect on 25th May 2018 and the Information … Continue reading

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GDPR Guidance finalised and more published

Unless you live on the planet Zog, you will be aware that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force on 25th May 2018. Neither Brexit nor the recently announced General Election will have an impact on this … Continue reading

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Local Government GDPR Readiness: Good and will get better!

The Good Practice department at the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) conducted a survey on information governance practices in local government. In particular it was designed to ascertain what progress councils had made in preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation … Continue reading

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GDPR: Goodbye Notification, Hello More Fees!

By Ibrahim Hasan Currently under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA), most Data Controllers have to go through a process of Notification with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). This is a simple process, which involves completing an online form telling … Continue reading

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The Subject Access Right Under GDPR

When the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25th May 2018, it will introduce a number of new obligations on Data Controllers which will require them, amongst other things, to review their approach to personal data breaches, … Continue reading

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