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DATE January 28, 2019 9:19 am POSTED BY CATEGORY DPO

International Data Privacy Day Quiz!

Data Protection Chocolates… The 28th January is International Privacy Day and therefore a great opportunity to do some internal awareness raising about data protection.  In the past the Outsourced DPO has had balloons printed to create balloon arches welcoming colleagues to work, he’s printed posters, run quizzes and competitions, and...
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DATE January 17, 2019 11:00 am POSTED BY CATEGORY Blog

Outsourced DPO: DPIA revisited

The Outsourced DPO wrote a blog about Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA) last November shortly before the ICO revised their guidance. In this blog, we review the ICO’s updated guidance and share the Outsourced DPO’s experiences from auditing in the lovely Essex this week. It is actually very easy to...
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DATE January 9, 2019 9:50 am POSTED BY CATEGORY Blog

Data Protection and a no deal Brexit

Hard Brexit The Outsourced DPO has been looking at the impact of a hard Brexit for some of his clients – what a roller coaster ride that is.  In her blog of 13th December, Elizabeth Denham stated that, “the Government has already made clear its intention to permit data to...
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DATE January 4, 2019 11:19 am POSTED BY CATEGORY Data Breach

Support Desk: Handling Data Breaches!

The weeks in the run up to Christmas was busy for the Support Desk, who were on hand to assist with personal data breaches and near miss incidents. Data Breaches and Near Misses! Most of our clients are currently using the Support Desk, based in Leeds. Our clients are provided...
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DATE December 20, 2018 10:19 am POSTED BY CATEGORY DPO

Quiz: How much do you know about the GDPR?

This week the Outsourced DPO has created a GDPR quiz with data protection riddles that need to be solved. The Outsourced DPO is always looking for new and inventive ways of engaging with the workforce and management and raising awareness of data protection matters – and in a break with...
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DATE December 14, 2018 4:10 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY Data Protection

Outsourced DPO: Training made interesting!

Very interesting but here is tomorrow’s blog…  not feeling as inspired this week! The Outsourced DPO passes the bomb… The Outsourced DPO has been out and about delivering training this week which has been rather fun and a refreshing change in that you can generally finish a day without acquiring...
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DATE November 21, 2018 12:27 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY Data Protection

ePrivacy Regulation and Electronic Direct Marketing

What is it? The ePrivacy Regulation (ePR) will replace the ePrivacy Directive 2002 (amended 2009), which gave us the UK’s Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR) in 2003. The ePR is expected to come into force in 2019 and will apply to internet-based voice and messaging services (such as Skype,...
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