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CCPA vs GDPR Comparison

In the last few years cybersecurity has evolved massively on a global basis as greater efforts are invested in protecting individuals, businesses and organizations from the threat of hacking. New legislation has been introduced in […]

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Does GDPR Apply to US Citizens?

If can be confusing to consider what happens when Americans visit an E.U. country in relation to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Are they protected by the legislation? They are, obviously, not […]

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GDPR and Payment Services Directive (PSD2)

The Payment Services Directive (PSD2) was enacted by the European Union on January 13 2018 to regulate payment services and payment service providers throughout the European Economic Area (EEA). It replaced the previous E.U. Directive […]

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Appointing a Nominated European Representative

One of the lesser known obligations under the European Union General Data Protection Regulation, introducing in May 2018, is the appointment of a Nominated European Representative under certain conditions (as per Article 27 of the […]

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GDPR and Medical Devices

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became enforceable on May 25, 2018, as did financial penalties for breaching the legislation. Mainly, GDPR is applicable to the back end workings of medical devices there is also […]

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GDPR and Data Minimization

Data minimization is one of the chief principles of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which states that data processing should only use as much data as is required to complete as assigned […]

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How to Make Your Website GDPR Compliant

On May 25 this year the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) legislation became enforceable in the European Union (EU). GDPR is aimed at protecting the personal data of every EU employee, every EU client, and […]

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GDPR Marketing Checklist

Since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became live on May 25 this year in the European Union (EU), those involved in marketing, online and otherwise, have had to make some serious changes to the […]

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What is a GDPR Recital?

The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) became enforceable at the end of last month in all European Union Member States. Many areas of confusion surround this complex legislation, chief among those is the area of […]

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Who Does GDPR Apply to?

The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) became enforceable on May 25 and there is still a lot of confusion surrounding this legislation. If you are not living in a European Union (EU) country, you may […]

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How US Citizens get Protection from GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation came into effect this week in all European Union m Member States countries. The focus of this new legislation is to protect the right of all European Union citizens. While […]

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Guide to GDPR Penalties

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now enforceable in all European Union (EU) states. All businesses, not just those in EU Member States, are affected by it if they employ, hire, trade with, or […]

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How to Report a GDPR Breach

The General Data Protection regulations have just kicked in in all European Union (EU) Member States. Due to this, if your business or organization employs, trades with, buys or sells to or from an individual […]

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GDPR Subject Access Request Procedures

At the end of May, the General Data Protection Regulation becomes law across all European Union Member States. This legislation aims to provide greater protection of the data of all EU citizens wherever they reside. […]

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GDPR Rules for Hotels

The newly-introduced European Union General Data Protection Regulation has far-reaching effects on businesses and organizations that deal with, or employ, European Union citizens anywhere in the world. One of the main business sectors affected by […]

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What are GDPR Data Subject Rights?

Under the General Data Protection (GDPR) legislation, which becomes effective tomorrow, Friday May 25, individuals who are European Union (EU) citizens have eight fundamental rights. Many EU citizens, and companies that have collected their personal […]

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Data Retention Policies under GDPR

As of this Friday, May 25, the General Data Protection Regulation comes into effect in all European Union (EU) states. Many countries who are not members of the EU remained unconcerned about the requirements of […]

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GDPR Penalties Explained

From May 25, The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been enforceable in all European Union Member States. What many groups do not realize is that if they have any interactions with staff members or […]

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GDPR Rules for Criminal Offense Data

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

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What is GDPR Special Category Data?

The General Data Protection Regulation 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 Regulation (GDPR) which becomes law in every European Union member state at the end of this month, every individual has what is referred to as “the right to be informed”. […]

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What is GDPR Right to Data Portability?

The General Data Protection Regulation will come 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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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) requires a plan in place to safeguard and restore data in personal […]

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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 legislation in Schedule 2 paragraph 4 of the 1998 Act. At the time ‘vital interests’ referred to those of subjects whose data […]

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What are the Exemptions to GDPR?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which goes into effect on May 28th 2018, applies to all businesses based in the European Union. However, even companies which are not based in a member state of […]

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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, which come into force on May 25, affect all EU […]

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What is GDPR Right to Erasure?

According to the soon-to-be-implemented General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) under Article 17, every European Union 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 […]

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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 […]

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Data Collection Rules under GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into force on 25 May 2018, introduces a number of principles relating to processing of personal data which businesses and organisations are obliged to comply with. These […]

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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 […]

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GDPR Implications for WiFi Networks

Too many businesses and 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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What is High Risk Under GDPR?

The introduction of the General Data Processing Regulation (GDPR), on 25 May, 2018, will regulate the way different member states of the EU deal with the protection of personal data of individuals in the EU. […]

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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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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 […]