GDPR Advice

Does GDPR Apply to Employees?

The simple answer to the question, “does GDPR apply to employees?”, is that yes it does. Businesses cannot only think about complying with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in respect of clients, it applies […]

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Survey Finds Companies not Ready for GDPR

Disturbing news coming from the US is that a recent survey conducted by HyTrust, security solutions specialists, showed that almost 80% of respondents were not prepared for the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation […]

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What is GDPR in Simple Terms?

Data protection has become an ever more important issue as use of the Internet has grown. The more data that is collected online, the more potential there is for the data to be compromised. For […]

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GDPR Compliance for Websites

Click to view infographic You have more than likely heard about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), but you may not know how it is going to affect your business, and what it means for […]

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Privacy Shield vs GDPR Comparison?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force on May 25, 2018 and many are wondering how it will work with existing privacy arrangements, such as the Privacy Shield. One of the stipulations of […]

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GDPR and Employee Engagement

When you first think about GDPR and employee engagement, they may not seem as though they are related in any way. However this is not the case. There is actually a strong connection between the […]

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How to Prepare for GDPR

You only need to look at the results of surveys by Exchange Wire, Calligo and McAfee, among others, to see that many data professionals, and their organisations, are not fully prepared for the General Data […]

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Cost of GDPR Compliance

Legal tech firm Axiom reported that its research had shown that FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 companies could end up paying around £800 million in order to scrutinise contracts, to ensure compliance with the General […]

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What are the GDPR Penalties?

Businesses that are as yet unprepared for the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation on May 25th may want to know what the GDPR penalties are, how they are enforced and what other consequences […]

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Summary of GDPR Notification Requirements

GDPR’s data breach notification requirements will be significantly different from the existing ones. The regulation tends to move away from the current general notifications and introduces a new practice that embraces policies and procedures. Under […]

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GDPR Impact on Recruitment Industry

It is has been almost two decades since the introduction of the Data Protection Acts (DPAs). As technology develops, business operations and human activities keep changing. The laws governing these activities must keep pace with […]

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Essential Steps for GDPR Compliance

Europe is a couple of months away from enforcing the General Data Protection Regulation. With this limited time, several studies still show that most companies are not prepared for the new requirements. The fact remains […]

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How does GDPR Apply to Schools?

The two-year grace period for organizations to align their systems and processes to General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements has almost come to an end. This has left many organizations fighting to adjust their processes […]

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GDPR Requirements for Emailing Existing Customers

The European Union’s approach to online privacy sets new requirements for communications between email marketing companies and their existing customers. The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation, to be introduced on May 25 2018, […]

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GDPR Compliance for Off-site Workers

When the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation is enacted by the European Union on May 25 2018, firms that have established a safe information management process that incorporates offsite workers will be in a position […]

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GDPR Impact on Email Marketing

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) unifies different email laws from across member states. The new law is set to bring greater consistency to how businesses use and store data. GDPR modifies various critical […]

HIPAA Updates

HIPAA Breach at Briggs and Stratton Reported

A HIPAA Breach has been reported at lawnmower engine manufacturer Briggs Stratton which may have affected 12,789 of its employees and potentially resulted in the exposure of names, addresses, dates of birth, driver’s license numbers, […]

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Romania Publishes Draft GDPR Law

The Ministry of Internal Affairs in Romania published a draft bill on 5 September 2017 amending the country’s current data protection legal framework ahead of the introduction of the European Union General Data Protection Regulation […]

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Luxembourg Publishes Draft GDPR Legislation

The Government of Luxembourg published the draft bill that creates the National Commission for Data Protection (CNPD) and implementation of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The Bill intends to prepare the legal grounds for the […]

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Retailers Agree on GDPR Approach

The National Retail Federation and EuroCommerce has agreed to collaborate on a unified retail industry approach to the implementation of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The retailers will be the major beneficiaries of the collaborative […]