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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 February 1, 2018 4:51 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY Blog

Brexit may lead to greater restrictions on the transfer of personal data from the EU to the UK. UK organisations will need to be prepared.

When the UK leaves the EU on 29th March 2019 the GDPR will already have become law in every other EU member state. The regulations governing the international transfers of personal data are set out in Chapter V of the GDPR. It stipulates that, for the purposes of data transfers...
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DATE February 1, 2018 4:39 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY Blog

Data Breach Compensation: The New PPI?

The decision in the High Court relating to the theft and publishing of the supermarket giant Morrison’s payroll data by a rogue employee throws up interesting points about liability in the event of data loss. In December 2017 Mr Justice Langstaff ruled that the technical and organisational controls in place...
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DATE October 2, 2017 2:58 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY Blog

Data Processors wake up to the GDPR

We undertook a GDPR impact assessment for a large data processor recently and I thought it might be worth sharing our findings and thoughts.  Not surprisingly we identified three sources of threat: a processor’s suppliers, their customers, and their ability to meet their own responsibilities set out in the GDPR....
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DATE September 8, 2017 7:34 am POSTED BY CATEGORY Blog

Is GDPR really an IT problem?

Owing to the word “data” in the Data Protection Act, and due to the lack of teeth and importance that data protection has historically been afforded, for the large majority of clients we have worked it is the IT team who have been tasked with ensuring an organisation is compliant...
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DATE February 20, 2017 12:42 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY Blog

Preparing for the GDPR in Social Housing

As the 25th May 2018 edges closer and closer, we here at Data Protection People have been busy making sure that everyone is up to speed and in the midst of getting fully compliant with the GDPR. One major event occurring the last day of January saw us open up...
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