….is a statement that many companies seem to be making either explicitly, by looking at what they think needs to be done and thinking it doesn’t apply to them or implicitly by not even making the time and effort to find out what needs to be done.
Retailer Background This case study is based on a recent audit carried out on a high street retailer client. The retail industry typically works on high volume sales. For the high street, this also means high staff turnover, shops, warehouses, distribution, and consumer regulation. Sales and marketing is important to them and helps to entice […]
Article 32 – Security of processing states “Taking into account the state of the art, the costs of implementation and the nature, scope, context and purposes of processing as well as the risk of varying likelihood and severity for the rights and freedoms of natural persons, the controller and the processor shall implement appropriate technical […]
It seems that every website pertaining to be the front for a GDPR service has some sort of instant checklist. Many of which are not as comprehensive as the one the ICO provides on their website. At best, they provide a high-level view on where a business might be in relation to GDPR.
Direct marketing is one of the areas GDPR is looking to exert some control over, so it’s good to see this checklist coming out. I wonder how many companies could tick all or indeed any of the boxes? ICO Direct Marketing article. © GDPR Auditing 2017 The information provided in this post is for general information […]