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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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Practitioner Certificate in FOISA: Another Successful Year

Act Now Training is pleased to report that it has completed another successful year of delivering the Practitioner Certificate in the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. Now in its fourth year the course is the only certificated FOI course … 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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9 Tweets Long

  I went to an AGM last night. It was an employee owned company. I wasn’t there representing anyone just observing but a DP issue cropped up. There was a roaming photographer taking pictures of all the attendees. Some naturally … Continue reading

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To Brexit or not to Brexit…

                  That is the question on everyone’s lips right now. With the EU referendum looming, the next big question is, How will the GDPR affect us should we decide to leave the … Continue reading

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Last week my Dad died…

   I have spent four years at university, have gained two degrees and many years of experience of practicing and teaching law; yet the principles upon which I base my life were taught to me by a former taxi driver … Continue reading

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