In this post we discuss whether the 13 months old GDPR regulation is proving more difficult to police that the old Data Protection ACT 1998. The DPA 1998 is now quite old and for the eagle eyed is also obsolete, but the fines and enforcement notices were steady. Roughly speaking, we would say that there were […]
GDPR may not exactly be a hot topic for most, indeed it’s take up so far had been sketchy with many organisations doing little or nothing, and businesses that have embraced GDPR often getting it wrong or failing to address the most critical areas. When will GDPR become a regulation that businesses feel they must […]
Do you consider your business to be ethical, upstanding and law abiding? Do your policies talk about employee respect, standards and behaviour, social media rules, drugs and alcohol? Does your business abide by industry standard for health and safety, distance selling, kite marks, ISO standards, even PCI? Most businesses will recognise and uphold many of […]
Registering with the ICO Organisations across the business services, construction and finance sectors are among the first to be fined by the ICO for not paying their data protection fee. For anyone who has taken the ‘we’ll just wait and see what happens approach’, this action shows the ICO’s intent. Registration is a small step […]
GDPR The Future of the Industry Second day back from the Data Protection World Forum at the Excel in London, 20th and 21st November 2018. Initial Thoughts Overall footfall was low, although there were a few genuine enquiries, and talking to the other exhibitors this was pretty much the consensus.
They all form part of a very important question which is “Will Convention 108+ Help Britain with a GDPR Adequacy Ruling Post Brexit?” Why does this matter you may ask yourself? GDPR is a Regulation applicable to countries who are part of the EU/EEA and who have therefore signed up to GDPR by default for […]
How GDPR compares to California CCPA First, we had Safe Harbour and the EU Data Directive, now we have GDPR and Privacy Shield, so who is the new guy on the block? The US or at least a large part of it is catching up, GDPR came into full force on the 25th May 2018 […]
Email my passport for a GDPR SAR? In a cruel twist of fate and for some an inevitable irony, the GDPR might just be responsible for the unnecessary proliferation of highly sensitive documents by insecure means. Thousands of organisations in the UK and Europe (at least those who give a hoot) have set out their […]
GDPR Auditing and Thebes Group Announce Partnership GDPR Auditing and Thebes Group, collectively ThebesGDPRAuditing cement their partnership by demonstrating their Cherwell GDPR product offering at the Cherwell EMEA Conference 2018 (Reading 17thand 18thApril).
25 May is GDPR Day Today is the day…. what day you might ask. The day before the late May bank holiday weekend. A day of rain, the last Friday in May 2018? Its GDPR Day, the day the regulations come into full force. What? no fanfare, no thunder and lightning. Well no!