Author Archives for: Makaya Chibuye

DATE December 10, 2019 9:23 am POSTED BY CATEGORY Blog

Data Protection Registration and Fees

There seems to be some confusion out there about the requirement to register with the ICO – the Outsourced DPO was asked about this on four separate occasions last week. If you cast your mind back, articles 18 and 19 of the Data Protection Directive (Directive 95/46/EC) contained an obligation...
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DATE November 25, 2019 4:07 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY Blog

The nine “no-nos” of DPIAs

  The Outsourced DPO has been asked to critique some customer DPIAs recently and has made the following observations.  1 Complex forms  There seems to be a hugely complicated forms that need to be filled in to record the DPIA running in some cases to 20 pages.  This acts as a big...
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DATE November 15, 2019 12:48 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY Blog

Beware software with no delete function

You may have missed the fine of €14½ million imposed by the data protection authority of Berlin on Deutsche Wohnen SE, a property management company who were found to use software systems that do not allow for the deletion of data.  This regulatory action resonated with the Outsourced DPO because...
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