Tag Archives: GDPR

Coronavirus and Police Use of Drones

The police have an important rule to play in the current coronavirus lockdown.  However their actions must at all times be proportionate, transparent and (above all) lawful. Only yesterday, British Transport Police admitted they had wrongly charged a woman who was … Continue reading

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The Morrisons Supermarket Case: Employers Breathe a Sigh of Relief

The long-awaited decision in the Supreme Court appeal by Morrison Supermarkets was handed down yesterday. WM Morrison Supermarkets plc (Appellant) v Various Claimants (Respondents) [2020] UKSC 12 concerned an appeal by Morrisons from an earlier decision by the Court of … Continue reading

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Amazon: What does it know about us?

By Susan Wolf If you are like me, and currently self-isolating, then it is entirely possible that you are spending more time than usual browsing the internet, doing online shopping, buying books on your Kindle or watching movies on Amazon … Continue reading

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Act Now Supporting Innovative Digital DPIA Project

Act Now Training is pleased to announce that it is supporting a new public sector collaboration to co-design and develop a digital approach to Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs). This innovative six month project will help Data Controllers conducting DPIAs to ensure that a ’Data Protection by Design and Default’ approach is embedded into the process. The project is also supported by the Information … Continue reading

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First Fine under GDPR

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued the first fine under GDPR to a London-based pharmacy. Doorstep Dispensaree Ltd, has been issued with a Monetary Penalty Notice of £275,000 for failing to ensure the security of Special Category Data. The … Continue reading

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European Data Protection Summit Free Places

Act Now is delighted to announce that we will be exhibiting at the PrivSec London conference on the 4th and 5th of February 2020. This conference will bring together privacy and security professionals from around the globe to address industry … Continue reading

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Boris, Brexit and GDPR: What next?

  Boris Johnson’s election victory means that we are almost certainly heading for Brexit on 31st January 2020 with his version of a deal. Having won a large Conservative majority in the House of Commons, it should be relatively easy for him … Continue reading

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