5 noticable GDPR statictics from 2021

During the previous year a lot of companies finally got aware of the Data Protection and the GDPR regulations and approached this very seriously. This resulted with very eye-catching statistics regarding the legislation from the previous year. GDPR Local created list of 5 noticable statistics to be shared with our clients and readers to our […]

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GDPR: What Life Science organisations need to do to comply

Since GDPR became a thing on May 25th 2018, organisations need to be prepared to comply with a whole new set of data protection regulations, or face fines of up to 4% of your worldwide annual revenue. The regulation is set to disrupt businesses across the world, and provide a big data privacy boost for consumers, […]

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What is Schrems II and how does it affect your international data transfer

On July 16, 2020 the Court of Justice of the European Union [CJEU] issued its judgement in the Data Protection Commissioner vs. Facebook Ireland Limited, Maximilian Schrems (C-311.18) – the Schrems II case. In this landmark decision, the CJEU declared the European Commission’s Privacy Shield – one of the most widely used primary data transfer […]

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ICO published the next chapter of the Anonymisation guidance draft : Anonymisation, pseudonymisation and privacy enhancing technologies guidance

How to ensure anonymisation is effective? The ICO is calling for views on its updated draft guidance on anonymisation, pseudonymisation and privacy enhancing technologies. ICO are sharing their thinking in stages to ensure they gather as much feedback as possible to help refine and improve the final guidance, which will carry out a formal consultation. In […]

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When can we refuse to comply with a SAR (Subject Access request) ?

A lot of companies are receiving SAR’s almost every day. Not all of the SAR’s are relevant and a lot of them might be from the people that are issuing them for a private reasons of to gain some financial revenue. Check this article and find out what are the situtations that you can refuse […]

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Children code came into force in September- What’s next ?

The transition year is up and the Children’s code came fully into force on 2 September. It’s a ground breaking code that creates a better internet for children by ensuring online services likely to be accessed by children, respect a child’s rights and freedoms when using their personal data. As you’d expect it’s already having an impact […]

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How should you write a consent request and what information it should contain?

How should you write a consent request? Consent requests need to be prominent, concise, easy to understand and separate from any other information such as general terms and conditions. Article 7(2) says: “If the data subject’s consent is given in the context of a written declaration which also concerns other matters, the request for consent […]

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