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DATE March 25, 2020 12:22 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY Uncategorized

SARs not slowed by Covid 19!

Today our SAR bureau received 3 new subject access requests – it’s good to see that data subject’s appetite for exercising their rights doesn’t seem to have been dampened by the current upheaval!  As most of the on-site meetings our consultants were due to attend have been cancelled, or shifted...
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DATE February 20, 2020 10:13 am POSTED BY CATEGORY Uncategorized

The Data Protection Quiz

Have you checked out our Data Protection Quiz? A few people asked for clarification on a few quiz questions. The quiz was designed to be somewhat challenging and the language therefore is designed to be “tricky”. Question 6 – When must you conduct a data protection impact assessment? All processing...
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Data Protection fay
DATE January 31, 2020 10:01 am POSTED BY CATEGORY Blog

Data Protection Day at DPP

This week gave us something fantastic to celebrate and I am not speaking of Brexit.  The 28th January was the 13th annual International Data Protection/Privacy Day!  What?  You can’t have missed all the fanfare and razamataz? 28th January is of course, the anniversary of the opening for signature of European Convention 108...
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subject access request
DATE December 18, 2019 10:14 am POSTED BY CATEGORY Outsourced DPO

Subject Access Request as a service

The Outsourced DPO has seen an increasing number of subject access requests submitted via third-party service sites making for an interesting trend. In the last few months there seems to have been an increasing number of web sites and apps offering to submit subject access requests on behalf of data...
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Data Protection Registration and Fees
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 May 20, 2019 8:20 am POSTED BY CATEGORY Data Protection

Am I allowed to outsource my DPO?

This question is cropping up time again and, as the Outsourced DPO, we are well placed to answer it! The early drafts of the GDPR contained different criteria for determining when the designation of a DPO was mandatory which included for example, organisations employing more than 250 people or processing...
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