Category Archives: GDPR

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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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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European Data Protection Summit Free Places

Act Now is delighted to announce that we will be exhibiting at the PrivSec London conference on the 4th and 5th of February 2020. This conference will bring together privacy and security professionals from around the globe to address industry … Continue reading

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Boris, Brexit and GDPR: What next?

  Boris Johnson’s election victory means that we are almost certainly heading for Brexit on 31st January 2020 with his version of a deal. Having won a large Conservative majority in the House of Commons, it should be relatively easy for him … Continue reading

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Act Now Launches New E-learning Course

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Calling all Information Governance Experts: We are Hiring

Are you an information governance expert with a proven track record of delivering engaging training on GDPR, FOI or Cyber Security? Act Now Training is recruiting trainers to join its team of experts who deliver in-house and external training courses … Continue reading

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The California Consumer Privacy Act

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) comes into force on 1st January 2020. It is sometimes known as the US equivalent of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), it provides broader rights to consumers and stricter compliance requirements for businesses than any other state … Continue reading

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