Category Archives: Privacy

New GDPR Practitioner Certificate Launched!

  New GDPR Practitioner Certificate Launched Act Now Training Limited is pleased to announce the launch of its new GDPR Practitioner Certificate (GDPR.Cert). The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is going to be implemented in May 2018 despite the Brexit … Continue reading

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Have you stopped speeding your car? Insurance companies and data protection.

  I went on a Speed Awareness Course recently. I was not alone as 1,207,570 people did in 2015 and the numbers for 2016 will certainly be higher. There was a wonderful cross section of the population there and two … Continue reading

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GDPR is here to stay but what happens next?

It’s official. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is here to stay; well beyond April 2019 when the UK is likely to finally leave the European Union. On 24th October 2016, the Secretary of State Karen Bradley MP used her … Continue reading

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The revised ICO Privacy Notices Code and GDPR

Earlier this month the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) published its revised Privacy Notices Code of Practice. Under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA), a Data Controller should issue a privacy notice to Data Subjects whenever personal data is gathered from … Continue reading

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Brexit, Article 50 and the Great Repeal Bill: GDPR means GDPR

On Sunday Theresa May finally fired the starting gun for the process for the UK to leave the European Union. Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty will be invoked “no later than the end of March next year” she told … Continue reading

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RIPA and Communications Data: IoCCo Annual Report

                        In October 2015 the Prime Minister appointed Sir Stanley Burnton as the new Interception of Communications Commissioner replacing Sir Anthony May. Sir Stanley’s function is to keep under … Continue reading

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IG Dates for your Diary – Let’s seize the day(s)!

                By Frank Rankin It always seems to be the national or international day of something-or-other.  As I write it is (as decreed by the United Nations) International Democracy Day. Coming soon we … Continue reading

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