Category: News

DATE March 18, 2019 10:49 am POSTED BY CATEGORY Data Protection

Brexit and the Privacy Shield

The following notes from Data Protection People expand upon the official UK Government guidance in Guidance – Data protection if there’s no Brexit deal – Published 13 September 2018. Brexit background The GDPR allows free movement of personal data throughout the European Economic Area (EEA). The EEA is made up...
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DATE January 17, 2019 11:00 am POSTED BY CATEGORY Data Protection

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 Data Protection

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 May 9, 2016 4:12 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY News

DataWise Digital Leaders 100 Press Release

Leeds start-up nominated for Digital Leaders 100 prize. A pioneering Leeds Data Protection company has been nominated for a prestigious national award – just six months after starting up. Data Protection People, who help organisations reduce the risk of Data Protection breaches and cyber-attacks, has been nominated for a Digital...
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DATE April 15, 2016 8:01 am POSTED BY CATEGORY GDPR

“Must see” mid-afternoon television

I vividly remember the last time I sat down during the working day to watch TV – it was 11th September 2001 and I sat spell bound in the East Stand of Leeds United Football Club where I was head of the commercial department watching the terrible events unfold on...
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DATE February 3, 2016 9:51 am POSTED BY CATEGORY News

Safe Harbor 2 deal announced

The eagerly awaited Safe Harbor (re-) arrangement between the EU and US was announced late last night with more specific detail to follow.  Safe Harbor is the scheme and mechanism by which EU based data controllers are permitted to transfer and process personal data to/in the USA. The European Court...
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