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Guidance for the use of personal data in political campaigning

Introduction It is vital in any democratic society that political parties and campaigners are ab

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GDPR Regulations for CCTV , Photography and Video equipment and drones.

CCTV In general, CCTV is directed at viewing and/or recording the activities of individuals. The

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Transferring personal data by USB device

USB devices offer a convenient way to transfer data between two computers. However, their small phy

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What is the difference between GDPR and PECR

Data protection and marketing are so closely interconnected that no marketing plan involving data c

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Principle (c): Data minimisation

What is the data minimisation principle? Article 5(1)(c) says:
“1. Personal data shall

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Dealing with Children’s Data

According to the GDPR, children merit specific protection with regard to their personal data, as th

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EU Commission’s approval of the UK’s adequacy

The EU Commission has announced on 28.06.2021 that adequacy decisions for the UK have been approv

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EU Releases New Standard Contractual Clauses for Cross-Border Data Transfers

The European Commission published two sets of new standard contractual clauses (SCCs) governing cro

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The GDPR: Understanding the 6 data protection principles

The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) outlines six data protection principles that su

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Legitimate interests at a glance

What is the ‘legitimate interests’ basis? Article 6(1)(f) gives you a lawful basis for proce

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What Does GDPR Mean For Companies Based Outside The EU?

The implications for companies based outside the EU are exactly the same as those for EU countries,

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What is a DPIA(Data Protection Impact Assesment) and why are DPIA’s important?

What is a DPIA? A DPIA is a process designed to help you systematically analyse, identify and mi

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Data sharing: a code of practice

The UK Government has laid the Data Sharing Code of Practice before Parliament on 18 May 2021. It w

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GDPR is Three Years Old!

With all that’s changed in the world, the arrival of the third anniversary of the General Data Pr

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3 data privacy trends to expect in 2021

 According to  Forrester Predictions 2021, we look at three privacy trends that are very likely i

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The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)

The ICO is the UK's independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interes

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Data Protection Officer – Role and responsibilities

Data Protection Officer (DPO) is a new leadership role that is created with the enforcement of th

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GDPR and Artificial Intelligence

According to some estimates, developments in artificial intelligence (AI) could boost the global

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Proposal for an ePrivacy Regulation

The European Commission's proposal for a Regulation on Privacy aims at reinforcing trust and securi

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What is a GDPR data processing agreement?

Virtually every business relies on third parties to process personal data. Whether it’s an email

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ICO Code of Practice to protect children’s privacy online

“There are laws to protect children in the real world. We need our laws to protect children in th

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Changes in the Data protection after UK has left the EU .

Following the UK’s departure from the European Union, these are the latest updates on how this a

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How to avoid fines …

Yesterday we have mentioned what are the biggest fines issued by the ICO. The fines show that t

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Biggest fines in 2020/2021

According to research from DLA Piper, between January 26, 2020, and January 27, 2021: GDPR fines

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EU/UK representative services

Article 27: Article 27 of the GDPR includes the requirement for companies that provide goods and

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How do you document your processing activities?

How should you prepare? A good way to start is by doing an information audit or data-mapping exe

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Do you know how to recognize a SAR?

As per the GDPR Regulative there are certain rights that data subjects can obtain. One of the

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All that you need to know about lawful basis for processing data

The lawful bases for processing are set out in Article 6 of the UK GDPR. At least one of these must

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ICO POST: Data sharing code

Very beneficial blog has been shared by Ali Shah, Head of Technology Policy Blog:Building on the

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What is valid consent?

The GDPR sets a high standard for consent, which must be unambiguous and involve a clear affirmativ

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5 Facts about Data Protection  

Data protection is one of the most important topics of discussion in this expanding digital wor

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Familiar with PECR( Privacy and electronic communication relations) ? 

New day, new info that could be of very beneficial meaning for you as a company owner/manager/execu

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GDPR compliant cookie policy for your web page

GDPR requires that you have a cookie policy and corresponding cookie&n

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Are you aware of holding sensitive data ?

Sensitive data is information that must be protected against unauthorized access. Access to sen

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Can I collect data about whether my employees are vaccinated against COVID-19?

Before you decide to collect your employees vaccination status, you should be clear about what

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Be GDPR compliant while working from home 

As we all know,  Covid 19 had a huge impact on many businesses last year, and it is still

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Be careful with e-mails, texts and even letters by Post

Short but very beneficial post to remind you to be extra careful when you send out emails, te

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How to create a perfect Privacy policy 

One of the most important documents in GDPR regulative, that your company needs to have a special f

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EU representatives – your FAQ’s answered

Here at GDPRlocal, we get lots of questions about what exactly an EU  Representative is, what

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Ico examines public confidence in data protection

The ICO recently released the results of a survey they created as part of their strategic plan to e

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The biggest GDPR fines of 2020 (and how to avoid them)

Breaching the GDPR can cost you up to €20 million, or 4% of annual global turnover, whichever is

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Important – data transfers outside of the EU

If you transfer data outside of the EU,  you now need to ensure that you have completed a risk

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Are you making these common GDPR mistakes?

GDPRs never going to be simple, but unfortunately getting it wrong can lead to penalties and fines!

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Key GDPR terms you need to know

GDPR, the General Data Protect Regulation, is an incredibly large piece of legislation. Reading it,

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Are you sharing data outside of the EU ? Read this

The rules relating to sharing data with any company outside the EU  have recently changed and

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EU representative – act now

If you provide products and services to EU  citizens, you will invariably process personal dat

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ICO advice on corona virus

ICO ADVICE ON DATA PROTECTION DURING CORONA CRISIS The ICO has issued a number of blogs about ho

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Want to avoid the ico registration fee?

ICO FEE - EXEMPTION OPTIONS There are many reasons why you may not need to register with the ICO

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Personal data breaches: are you prepared?

Many workers are now beginning to value webinars and online courses as a way to keep productive in

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Sharing data? Check your contracts.

If you share personal data with a third party, you need to ensure that you are both GDPR compliant

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Email marketing – do your due-diligence or get fined

The ICO has released details about an investigation and enforcement action they have taken against

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Appoint your EU based representative today!

The ICO has confirmed that post-transition any company with customers in the EU  will need to

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Global privacy expectations of video teleconference providers

Are video-conferencing software companies keeping your data safe? If you, like many others, have

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Corona virus advice to employers

Corona Virus - Warning About Collecting Staff Data . Many companies are at last going back to wo

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Don’t delete data to avoid sar

How to respond to a SAR. If you receive a Subject Access Request, you need to respond promptly a

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Ico responds to government GDPR rule break

The UK Government admitted that the Track and Trace App, created to help stop the spread of Coronav

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Have you received a subject access request?

HAVE YOU RECEIVED A SAR? ACT NOW! If you have received a Subject Access Request or other GDPR Co

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Download free GDPR documents here

LOOKING FOR FREE GDPR DOCUMENTS? If you need to complete your GDPR but not sure what you need to

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EU representative – act now!!

If you provide products and services to EU  citizens, you will invariably process personal dat

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Advice on use of video conferencing and GDPR

ICO ADVICE ON THE USE OF VIDEO CONFERENCING Many companies have started using video conferencing

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Cyber security and working at home

Cyber Security - Staff Safety When Working at Home. Looks like many people are going to be

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