Category Archives: GDPR

Act Now Launches GDPR Handbook

We all know that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) cannot be read in isolation. In September, the DCMS published the Data Protection Bill. Amongst other things, it sets out how the UK Government intends to exercise its GDPR “derogations”; … Continue reading

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GDPR Practitioner Certificate: New Course For Manchester

By popular demand Act Now Training has added an extra course in Manchester for its GDPR Practitioner Certificate. Autumn 2017 has seen a massive upsurge in bookings for this course leading to every course being fully booked until the end … Continue reading

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GDPR Practitioner Certificate: Another Set of Great Results

Act Now Training would like to congratulate the 10 delegates who have successfully completed our intensive one-week course leading to the GDPR Practitioner Certificate. The course was delivered by Tim Turner in London in August 2017. All 10 delegates passed … Continue reading

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GDPR: Notification and the future of ICO Charges

By Jon Baines Data Protection law has, since 1984 in the UK (with the first Data Protection Act), and since 1995 across Europe (with the Data Protection Directive), contained a general obligation on those who process personal data to notify … Continue reading

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The GDPR, the Data Protection Bill and Complaints

By Scott Sammons The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the recently announced Data Protection Bill (DP Bill) are bigger pieces of legislation than the old Data Protection Act 1998. We already know that remedies and complaints under the Regulation … Continue reading

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The Data Protection Bill: A Summary

By Lynn Wyeth The text of the new Data Protection Bill has finally been published by the Government and at 218 pages, 194 clauses, 18 schedules and 112 pages of explanatory notes, it is a huge chunk of legalese spaghetti. … Continue reading

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The Data Protection Bill: It’s not what you think it is!

Yesterday the DCMS published the long awaited Data Protection Bill 2017. Accompanying the 203 pages of the Bill there are 112 pages of explanatory notes, a 4-page factsheet and a 5-page impact assessment. With detailed cross referencing to the provisions … Continue reading

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