Opinion

UK GDPR Adequacy Ruling

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Why the UK may not get a GDPR adequacy ruling and what that really means. Picture the scene You are a UK based business but you have some customers/clients from the EU, EEA and or EFTA (Europe). At the moment under the banner of the GDPR you can legally process EU personal data provided you […]

News

EU-US Privacy Shield is Dead

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Privacy Shield Ruling On the 16th July 2020 the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that Privacy Shield does not provide a safe mechanism for transfers of personal data outside of Europe to the US. The ruling became effective immediately and therefore any organisation whose data transfers to the US relied on Privacy Shield […]

Opinion

Secure and Compliant Home-Working

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Pre Covid 19 a little bit of home-working for staff was beneficial for both mind and spirit. Advantages include a very short commute, familiar and comfortable surroundings. You normally don’t have to dress up and you aren’t as easily distracted by colleagues at your desk. Some businesses have always actively encouraged regular homeworking, it helps […]

eLearning

GDPR eLearning

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GDPR eLearning now available from GDPR Auditing through our newly launched eLearning platform. Is GDPR Awareness training the last thing you want to think about right now? Has GDPR training been on your to do list for some time but face to face courses are too expensive? Can’t make head nor tail of the multitude […]

Opinion

Getting Away With IT

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Dixons Carphone Warehouse get maximum ICO fine and potential PCI Fines So DSG or colloquially Dixons Carphone Warehouse has managed to avoid a hefty fine from the Information Commissioner. Apparently, the assessment was against the old Data Protection Act 1998 rather than the more punitive GDPR. Much of the issue was related to PCI DSS […]

Opinion

Data Protection

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Something for Nothing It’s not often that you get something for nothing. Not from consultancies at least I hear you say. And you would be right, but consultants need to eat too. This something for nothing isn’t really ours to give away but it might just save you some money, or better a fine or […]