3 data privacy trends to expect in 2021

 According to  Forrester Predictions 2021, we look at three privacy trends that are very likely inbound in 2021 Expect more privacy laws Log onto most websites these days, and one of the first things you’re likely to see are notifications about data cookies: how the website is collecting your data, what it intends to do […]

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The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)

The ICO is the UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals. The ICO is responsible for: Promoting good practice in handling personal data and giving advice and guidance on data protection. Ensure data controllers pay the appropriate data protection fee and […]

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Proposal for an ePrivacy Regulation

The European Commission’s proposal for a Regulation on Privacy aims at reinforcing trust and security in the digital world. Why a reform of e-Privacy legislation? European legislation needs to keep up with the fast pace at which IT-based services are developing and evolving. The Commission has started a major modernisation process of the data protection framework over […]

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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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How to avoid fines …

Yesterday we have mentioned what are the biggest fines issued by the ICO. The fines show that the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), has given enforcers like the UK’s ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office), some serious teeth. With these fines in mind, it’s a good time to make sure you’ve minimized your risk of being next […]

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ICO POST: Data sharing code

Very beneficial blog has been shared by Ali Shah, Head of Technology Policy Blog:Building on the data sharing code: our plans for updating our anonymisation guidance. Data is the lifeblood of the digital economy, and the sharing of personal data is key to opening up new opportunities. Data shared in healthcare environments can map out […]

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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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Familiar with PECR( Privacy and electronic communication relations) ? 

New day, new info that could be of very beneficial meaning for you as a company owner/manager/executive position and every employee. Two companies were fined last week with £270,000 for making unlawful marketing calls to numbers registered with the Telephone Preference Service. If your organization sends marketing messages by phone, then you should subscribe to […]

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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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