Category Archives: GDPR

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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The Right to Data Portability under GDPR

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force on 25th May 2018. Whilst it will replaces the UK’s Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA), it still includes the right of the Data Subject to receive a copy of … Continue reading

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GDPR and the Role of the Data Protection Officer

The clock has started on the biggest change to the European data protection regime in 20 years. After four years of negotiation, the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect on 25th May 2018. In the UK, … Continue reading

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