Archives: January 2021

DATE January 29, 2021 1:59 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY Blog

The SAR Bureau – 7 Ways To Simplify SARS

In the recording below, Phil Brining, David Holmes, Kathy Midgley and Oliver Rear speak about all things Subject Access Requests. Tune in and listen to them discuss 7 different ways to simplify SARs and how to avoid the common pitfalls that come along with handling them. The list of upcoming...
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DATE January 27, 2021 12:41 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY Blog

New Data Breach Guidelines Issued

The European Data Protection Board published some great new guidelines about data breaches last week.  What makes the guidance great is that it essentially works through 18 use-cases including examples such as mailing things to the wrong person,  exfiltration of data by a former employee, the accidental transmission of data,...
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DATE January 26, 2021 12:27 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY Blog

Data Protection Day 2021

Data Protection Day 2021 is just around the corner and we have decided to go HUGE this year by hosting a 6 hour-long webinar!! We put a lot of thought into what we wanted to do for Data Protection Day this year. In our personal lives, and as a company,...
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DATE January 21, 2021 12:57 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY Blog

How UK GDPR And Data Protection Act 2018 Interoperate

The UK GDPR is the most important piece of data protection legislation in the UK and establishes the rules and principles of data protection. In some respects, the DPA18 functions as supplementary legislation to the UK GDPR, expanding on the UK GDPR and providing further detail, clarity, and exceptions.  But...
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DATE January 12, 2021 1:07 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY Blog

Smart Locks – How Secure Are They?

As with any bit of new tech, the smart lock comes with a huge list of pros and cons. People like convenience, a smart lock means that you can check your property is locked remotely.  In conjunction with other smart devices, it means that you can see who is at...
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DATE January 6, 2021 11:07 am POSTED BY CATEGORY Blog

How Long Can I Keep Former Employees’ Emails?

The Outsourced DPO read an interesting article on Lexology about how to handle the email accounts of former employees.  The case in question was in Belgium and related to the former owners of a family firm being ousted by the company.  The ousted, former employees complained to the Belgian supervisory...
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