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 […]

Is your business breaking the law?

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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 […]

The Articles: No. 7 – Conditions for consent

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Can I demonstrate freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous consent? In our fourth “The Articles” Series post we look at Article 7 – Conditions for consent. This follows on from our previous post on Lawfulness of Processing that concluded “consent should be the basis for processing PII for behavioural advertising”.

Are your data processors GDPR compliant?

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Your compliancy depends on your data processors, and their processors… GDPR Auditing is a an established company providing auditing, training and consultancy services focused on the EU General Data Protection Regulation. Its not just your business that needs to be GDPR compliant, your service providers if processing personal Identifiable Information (PII) for your business also […]