EU representatives – your FAQ’s answered

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Here at GDPRlocal, we get lots of questions about what exactly an EU  Representative is, what they do and whether your business actually needs one. We’ve produced a list of our most frequently asked questions to help you better understand this little-known piece of the GDPR. What is an EU  Representative? An EU  Representative is […]

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EU representative – act now

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If you provide products and services to EU  citizens, you will invariably process personal data about those people. If this is the case, you need to ensure you have appointed an EU  Representative. This is a strict requirement under the GDPR- refer to Article 27 for more information. You should choose carefully and ensure that […]

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ICO advice on corona virus

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ICO ADVICE ON DATA PROTECTION DURING CORONA CRISIS The ICO has issued a number of blogs about how data protection and GDPR issues should be handled during the Corona Virus crisis. The advice is practical, useful, and helpful – all controllers should take a look. at: ICO GDPRCORONA ADVICE You can also read advice to […]

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Want to avoid the ico registration fee?

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ICO FEE – EXEMPTION OPTIONS There are many reasons why you may not need to register with the ICO and pat the £4000 fee. If you have setup a new company, your company is dormant, or even if you trade but only collect data for your core business process you might just be exempt. They […]

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Personal data breaches: are you prepared?

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Many workers are now beginning to value webinars and online courses as a way to keep productive in uncertain times. If you’re looking to brush up on your data protection procedures then this webinar, produced by the ICO, is a good place to start. Since the introduction of GDPR, the ICO recorded a substantial rise […]

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Email marketing – do your due-diligence or get fined

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The ICO has released details about an investigation and enforcement action they have taken against a number of companies involved in email marketing. This is a complex case which involved a company promoting their services and a number of email list suppliers. The relationship between these companies is complicated but there was no clear contractual […]

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Appoint your EU based representative today!

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The ICO has confirmed that post-transition any company with customers in the EU  will need to appoint an EU  based Representative. This company will act on your behalf in all data protection matters. They will be the first point of contact from your data subjects and any Regulator that may need to contact the company. […]

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Corona virus advice to employers

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Corona Virus – Warning About Collecting Staff Data . Many companies are at last going back to work. You may be considering asking staff about whether they have Corona symptoms or if they have been tested… You need to be very careful here! You can only collect the data you need to keep your staff […]

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Don’t delete data to avoid sar

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How to respond to a SAR. If you receive a Subject Access Request, you need to respond promptly and fully. Some SARs are very annoying! If you use CCTV or phone call recording a SAR can result in a lot of effort but whatever you do not be tempted to delete this data just to […]

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