Digital Age of Consent under the GDPR

GDPR incorporated a separate article that regulates the processing of children’s personal data where children can provide valid consent on their behalf. As per Article 8 of the GDPR, where consent is the most appropriate mechanism to process personal data, ‘in relation to the offer of information society services directly to a child, the processing […]

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Cookie Compliance

On 9th August 2022, noyb.eu lodged 226 GDPR complaints with 18 authorities against websites that use the popular cookie banner software (“OneTrust”) with deceptive settings. Following a first batch of complaints in May 2021 many websites using OneTrust have adapted their settings and added “reject” buttons. OneTrust also changed the standard settings to be more […]

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Do I need to register with the ICO?

UK companies who collect, store, or process personal data may need to register with the ICO however registration is not always necessary and there are several exemptions which may apply. Where applicable registration is a legal obligation and the ico can issue pretty serious fines if you fail to register and pay the appropriate fee. […]

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Do I need an Article 27 Representative?

What is an Article 27 Representative? Article 27 is one of GDPR’s most mis-understood requirements. Just like the other 98 articles, Article 27 forms part of your overall GDPR position and is part of your legal obligation. Put simply, if you are based outside of the EU, don’t have an entity inside the EU and […]

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ICO Video Surveillance guidance

The steady growth of the use of video surveillance systems across public and private sectors, has led to both fixed and mobile cameras becoming more accepted in society. As video surveillance technology becomes more mainstream and affordable, it is now more common to see technologies such as smart doorbells and wireless cameras. Traditional closed circuit […]

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Everything you need to know about a Data Processing Agreement

What is a DPA? A data processing agreement (DPA) is a legally binding document to be entered into between the controller and the processor in writing or in electronic form. It regulates the particularities of data processing – such as its scope and purpose – as well as the relationship between the controller and the […]

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Cyber Covered – Cyber Insurance Company

Hello everyone, Last week we have introduced you to the cyber insurance and why is this important for your company. A kind reminder on the following : Cyber insurance (also referred to as cyber risk or cyber liability insurance) is a form of cover designed to protect your business from threats in the digital age, such […]

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Glimpse Protocol – PaaS solution

This time, we would like to introduce to you a company called Glimpse Protocol. Glimpse Protocol provides a “Privacy-as-a-Service” solution, a technology platform (which is approved by the Information Comissioner’s Office!) to the AdTech community. This is important because this week the EU made a turnover ruling on the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB)’s Transparency and […]

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What is cyber insurance and why it is important?

Intro: Cyber insurance (also referred to as cyber risk or cyber liability insurance) is a form of cover designed to protect your business from threats in the digital age, such as data breaches or malicious cyber hacks on work computer systems. A business is responsible for its own cyber security, but in the event of a […]

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