Archives: January 2020

DATE January 31, 2020 2:18 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY Blog

Data Protection Day at DPP

This week gave us something fantastic to celebrate and I am not speaking of Brexit.  The 28th January was the 13th annual International Data Protection/Privacy Day!  What?  You can’t have missed all the fanfare and razamataz? 28th January is of course, the anniversary of the opening for signature of European Convention 108 for...
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DATE January 16, 2020 2:15 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY Blog

Changes in the data protection legislative landscape

The Outsourced DPO has been having a green January utilising the under-used Esk Valley Railway for his daily commute to Leeds.  This has meant more time for reading – which is a good thing given the changes in the data protection legislative landscape around the world. It was 5 or...
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DATE January 7, 2020 2:12 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY Blog

Company fined for use of publicly available information

Company fined for use of publicly available information. One of the common misconceptions about data protection law is that data in the public domain is a freely available resource to which the law does not apply.  For example, some people believe that telephone numbers on websites are not subject to...
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