Digital Age of Consent under the GDPR

GDPR incorporated a separate article that regulates the processing of children’s personal data where children can provide valid consent on their behalf. As per Article 8 of the GDPR, where consent is the most appropriate mechanism to process personal data, ‘in relation to the offer of information society services directly to a child, the processing […]

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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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Pseudonymization and Anonymization of personal data

One thing that is heavily emphasised in GDPR is the importance of Privacy by Design. Mechanisms to protect personal integrity should be built into IT systems and services. One of the core principles is data minimization. This means that all products and services should be designed so that as little personal data as possible is […]

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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 able to communicate effectively with voters. But it is equally vital for the integrity of elections and democracy that all organisations involved in political campaigning handle and process personal data in a way that is compliant with data protection law. In […]

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Principle (c): Data minimisation

What is the data minimisation principle? Article 5(1)(c) says: “1. Personal data shall be: (c) adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are processed (data minimisation)” So you should identify the minimum amount of personal data you need to fulfil your purpose. You should hold that […]

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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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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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