Tag Archives: GDPR

Act Now Nominated for IRMS Awards

Act Now Training is pleased to announce that it has been nominated for this year’s Information and Records Management Society (IRMS) awards in two categories.  Each year the IRMS recognises excellence in the field of information management with their prestigious Industry Awards. … Continue reading

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So we have a Brexit Trade Deal. What now for GDPR and international transfers?

So finally the UK has completed a trade deal with the EU which, subject to formal approval by both sides, will come into force on 1st January 2021. The full agreement has now been published and answers a question troubling … Continue reading

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Care Home Records: My BBC Interview

Ibrahim Hasan writes…  Data Protection law is about protecting peoples’ human rights. When organisations fail to comply, it can have a big impact on peoples’ lives. I was proud to work with the BBC on a recent story which highlights the importance of protecting the personal data of some of the most vulnerable in society.  Thanks to tenacious journalism by … Continue reading

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Act Now Launches New Advanced Certificate in GDPR Practice

Act Now Training is pleased to announce the launch of the Advanced Certificate in GDPR Practice. It comes following 12 months of development and as a result of the success of our GDPR Practitioner Certificate which, over the last few years, has cemented its position as the gold standard for data … Continue reading

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Ibrahim Hasan on the BBC

The last week has been really busy day for our managing director and data protection expert, Ibrahim Hasan, with a frenzy of media interviews. Well not quite a “frenzy” but three is a start! Ibrahim was first interviewed on BBC … Continue reading

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British Airways: Proposed GDPR Fine Likely to be Reduced

In July 2019, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) signalled its intention to use its powers to issue to issue Monetary Penalty Notices (fines) under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  Two Notices of Intent were issued with much fanfare. One … Continue reading

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Recovering Personal Data After Inadvertent Disclosure: The Injunction Route

Even with the best data protection training and awareness programme, mistakes can and do happen when organisations process personal data of a sensitive nature. Personal data can be lost or simply sent to the wrong person. Two recent Hight Court … Continue reading

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Data Protection Laws Around the World

Data Protection is going global! 1st of July 2020 is a key date in the development of data protection law around the world. The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) became fully enforceable on this date following a six month grace period. The Act regulates the processing of … Continue reading

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The New Dubai (DIFC) Data Protection Law

1st of July 2020 is a key date in the development of global data protection law. The  California Consumer Privacy Act  (CCPA)  became fully enforceable on this date following a six month grace period.  The Act regulates the processing of California consumers’ … Continue reading

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The Return to Work and Data Protection

Written by Emma Garland. Along with pubs, restaurants and places of worship, many businesses have now re-opened after the lockdown and are requiring their staff to return to work. There has been a lot of guidance about how the physical … Continue reading

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