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GDPR Rules for Criminal Offense Data

 General Data Protection Regulations become law in every European Union State at the end of this month. Aimed at protecting the personal data of all European Union citizens, GDPR has a direct effect on Criminal […]

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What is GDPR Special Category Data?

The General Data Protection Regulations becomes law in every European Union State on May 25. This legislation is aimed at protecting the personal data of all European Union citizens—around the globe. GDPR has a direct […]

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What is a GDPR Code of Conduct?

The General Data Protection Regulations come into power on May 25. This legislation aims to protect the personal data of all European Union citizens — no matter where they live. GDPR has a direct effect […]

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GDPR Right to Restrict Processing Explained

The new General Data Protection Regulations come into effect the last week of May. These guidelines are aimed at protecting the rights of EU citizens. Businesses that employ or do business with EU citizens must […]

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What is the GDPR Right to be informed?

Under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) which become law in every European Union State at the end of this month, everyone has the right to be informed. This means that every EU citizen must […]

GDPR Advice

What is GDPR Right to Data Portability?

The General Data Protection Regulation will go into effect in all EU states in late May. Among its clauses is the right to data portability. This allows individuals to acquire and use their own personal […]

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GDPR Phishing Scams Pose a Major Threat

As the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) come into effect in on May 25 for all European Union (EU) member states, companies and organizations that collect, use, store data on any EU citizen — anywhere […]

GDPR Advice

Is Profiling Allowed under the GDPR?

Writers of The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) have defined profiling to include ‘any form of automated processing of personal data consisting of the use of personal data to evaluate certain personal aspects relating to […]

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GDPR Data Backup Requirements

Physical and technological failures and glitches occur even in the best-maintained and most secure files. This is why the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) must have in place a plan to safeguard and restore data in […]

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What is the GDPR Right to Object?

The new General Data Protection Regulations will be part of EU Member States’ legislation by the end of May. These guidelines are aimed at protecting the rights of EU citizens—wherever they live. Businesses that employ […]

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What is Vital Interest in GDPR?

The term ‘vital interests’ is not new. In fact, it was written into 1998 legislation in Schedule 2 paragraph 4 of the 1998 Act. At the time ‘vital interests’ referred to those of subjects whose […]

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What are the Exemptions to GDPR?

To be accurate, The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) soon to go into effect on May 28, 2018 applies to all businesses based in the European Union. But it also applies to any organisations anywhere […]

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GDPR Impact on Clinical Trials

Within the next six weeks, the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) is set to be enacted in all European Union (EU) member states. These regulations, enforced from May 25 on, affect all EU states but […]

GDPR Advice

What is GDPR Right to Erasure?

According to the soon-to-be-implemented General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) under Article 17, every European Unnion citizen has the right to request that his personal data file be modified or deleted. What GDPR States Regarding Erasure […]

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GDPR for Medical Devices

The growth of the Internet has brought connected medical devices to the fore. They can help with everything from the monitoring of patients to the collection and use of statistical data. This helps to improve […]

GDPR Advice

GDPR Article 30 Documentation Requirements

Once the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into operation, on 25 May 2108, all businesses and organisations that are involved with processing the data of people living within the EU will be expected to […]

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GDPR Implementation Priorities

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018, and many businesses and organisations still do not feel as though they are fully prepared. If you are feeling concerned about being […]

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What is the GDPR deadline?

If you live within the EU, chances are that you will have heard the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) mentioned. But, do you know how it affects you? If the business or organisation that you […]

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Is Slack HIPAA Compliant?

Slack is a useful tool that can make it much easier to communicate and collaborate, but is Slack HIPAA compliant? Would it be against HIPAA regulations for healthcare entities to send protected health information (PHI) […]

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GDPR Terminology

As the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) draws near, it is important that businesses and organisations understand the terminology that is being used. Here are some of the terms that you may […]

GDPR Advice

Data Collection Rules under GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into force on 25 May 2018, contains several principles which businesses and organisations must comply with. These principles are displayed in Article 5 of GDPR. Let’s look […]

GDPR Advice

GDPR Compliance for Cloud Applications

The introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation, on 25 May 2018, has far reaching implications. These implications apply for any company across the globe, that is involved with the processing of personal data related […]

GDPR Advice

GDPR Implications for WiFi Networks

Too many businesses or organisations do not realise that they will be affected by the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), or are not fully prepared for it. If your business or organisation […]

GDPR Advice

Information Governance and GDPR

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is not all about ensuring that your business or organisation has consent to process personal data; there is far more to it than that. Information governance is a […]

GDPR Advice

GDPR Article 35 Compliance

Article 35 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) stipulates that a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) should be carried out if the processing of data is likely to create a high risk. Although there […]

GDPR Advice

GDPR Notification Requirements

Currently there is no general responsibility for companies who process data of EU citizens to report a data breach to data subjects, although some companies do send notifications as a matter of course. Once the […]

GDPR Advice

GDPR Rules for Recording Calls

Call recording is a process that is widely used by businesses and organizations across the globe, but the process which companies follow to record calls will change with the introduction of the GDPR on May […]

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 […]

GDPR Advice

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 […]

GDPR Advice

GDPR Compliance for Websites

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 your website.  Most businesses […]

GDPR Advice

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 […]

GDPR Advice

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 […]

GDPR Advice

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 […]

GDPR Advice

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 […]

GDPR Advice

What are the GDPR Penalties?

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

GDPR Advice

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 […]

GDPR Advice

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 […]

GDPR Advice

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 […]

GDPR Advice

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 is almost coming to an end with less than eight months remaining. This has left many […]

GDPR Advice

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 subscribers. The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation, to be introduced on May 25 2018, brings […]

GDPR Advice

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 […]

GDPR Advice

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 […]

GDPR Advice

GDPR: How it Changes EU Data Protection Law

The primary objective of the GDPR is to safeguard the European Union citizens from data breaches. This is particularly important since the world is increasingly becoming data-driven and the conditions are largely different from the […]

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GDPR’s Direct Impact on Human Resources

The right for individuals, including employees, to access the personal data held by their employers is a fundamental principle of the current data protection regulation. This tenet will continue to be important under the new GDPR. […]