Exciting news: Consultancy Panel is Live now

Hi all, Hope that you are having a wonderful week. We would like to give you some exciting news.   Our Consultancy Panel is now LIVE and ready to be used by you now. If you need help with any GDPR question or other Data Protection issue you can very easily raise a job request on the panel […]

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ICO consultation on draft employment practices guidance – information about workers’ health

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is producing an online resource with topic-specific guidance on employment practices and data protection. We are releasing our drafts of the different topic areas in stages and adding to the resource over time. A draft of the guidance on handling information about workers’ health is now out for public consultation. […]

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Who is responsible for complying with the rules on live marketing calls?

In general, the PECR rules apply to anyone that wishes to make unsolicited live calls for the purposes of direct marketing. It is the ‘caller’ or the ‘instigator’ of the call who has responsibility for complying with the rules. PECR do not define the term instigator. However, you are likely to be instigating if you […]

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ICO Plan for the upcoming period – ICO 25

Introduction On 19th July 2022 the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) held its annual Data Protection Practitioners’ Conference – the first with John Edwards in the role of Commissioner. ICO25 A key theme running through many of the sessions was the ICO’s draft strategic plan “ICO25” and, in particular, the four proposed strategic objectives to: (i) safeguard […]

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What is a personal data breach?

Many companies don’t take data privacy protection seriously until a data breach occurs.A data breach is the worst nightmare that can happen to a company.If you’ve ever faced a data breach, you will understand the difficulties that you might face without a robust protection. ICO thoroughly explains what a personal data breach is and how […]

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GDPR checklist on legal requirements for websites

Hello everyone, We hope you are having a great and successful day. We would like to share with you something very beneficial. The topic for today is, how to comply with the GDPR requirements for your website and what is the most important that you would need to be careful about.  We are sharing with you […]

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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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Right to Erasure and how to handle it

Summary: The Right to Be Forgotten is one of the fundamental rights defined in GDPR.  Also known as a Right to Erasure this principle defined in Article 17. It is vital that companies recognize these requests and understand how to deal with them. Most importantly the Right to Erasure is not an absolute right 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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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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