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 the digital world too.” – UK Information Commissioner Information Commissioner’s Office in January has published a set of 15 standards that online services should meet to protect children’s privacy. The code sets out the standards expected of […]

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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 affects GDPR and the sensitive issue of data protection. Overview of the current situation: The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been retained in UK law and will continue to be read alongside the Data Protection Act 2018, but […]

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5 Facts about Data Protection  

Data protection is one of the most important topics of discussion in this expanding digital world . A lot of people and companies are not aware of what this means, and they would need to gain additional knowledge in order to understand the true meaning of this . Here are some facts about Data privacy […]

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Are you making these common GDPR mistakes?

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GDPRs never going to be simple, but unfortunately getting it wrong can lead to penalties and fines! Even the most experienced Data Experts can make mistakes, so it’s always good to be in the know about what the most common, yet easily fixable, mistakes are. Here are the five most common GDPR mistakes that we’ve […]

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Sharing data? Check your contracts.

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If you share personal data with a third party, you need to ensure that you are both GDPR compliant and that you have appropriate contracts in place that include data protection clauses. Most companies will likely share data with Accountants, HR companies, Pension companies or use outsource tasks to third-party services such as marketing, IT, […]

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Global privacy expectations of video teleconference providers

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Are video-conferencing software companies keeping your data safe? If you, like many others, have been relying on video conferencing software to keep your business running smoothly, you may want to be aware of the risks involving the collection of your personal data. Data and privacy protection authorities have joined together to publish an open letter […]

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Ico responds to government GDPR rule break

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The UK Government admitted that the Track and Trace App, created to help stop the spread of Coronavirus, broke a key Data Protection Law – the failure to conduct a privacy risk assessment. This means that the Trace and Trace system had been operating unlawfully since its launch on the 28th of May. However, the […]

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