DATE July 8, 2015 12:32 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY News

Charity fundraising under the spotlight

Yesterday the BBC published a story putting charity fundraising under scrutiny. Having worked with a few large charities I can see the difficulties they face. Many charities employ third party collectors or agencies to engage the public and collect donations and/or introduce new regular donors. This is a pure out...
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DATE June 4, 2015 1:32 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY News

Staying safe during a video conference

There have been many stories in the news recently concerning online privacy. These days, it is vital to make sure you take the necessary steps to secure yourself when using the internet. Companies employing video conferencing equipment also need to be vigilant. Video conferencing can bring many excellent benefits to...
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DATE May 22, 2015 1:33 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY News

£3m pay out for “Crazy Miss Bonkers”

Data, like everything in life eventually reaches the end of its usefulness – it becomes un-necessary to fulfil or support the purpose for which it was collected. It’s a natural part of the data lifecycle. Unavoidable. And at that point it should be destroyed – properly. Within the Data Protection...
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DATE March 10, 2015 1:34 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY News

Facebook’s privacy policy under scrutiny

Millions of people use social media on a daily basis to update their friends, family and colleagues on their lives. Electronic communication plays an important role in our lives, with many of using social media every single day. The most popular social network used across the world is Facebook, boasting...
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DATE March 9, 2015 1:34 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY News

Data Anonymisation added to DataWISE

Data anonymisation functionality has been added to the DataWISE information governance management system. It is now possible to create an archived data set record in the Assets tab and record information about how it has been anonymised. We’ve also drafted a standard Data Anonymisation Policy and Procedure which is available...
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