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DATE January 27, 2021 12:41 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY Blog

New Data Breach Guidelines Issued

The European Data Protection Board published some great new guidelines about data breaches last week.  What makes the guidance great is that it essentially works through 18 use-cases including examples such as mailing things to the wrong person,  exfiltration of data by a former employee, the accidental transmission of data,...
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DATE January 4, 2019 11:19 am POSTED BY CATEGORY Data Protection

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 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 August 10, 2016 8:32 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY Blog

PECR breach provides a good lesson

This is the first blog I have done in relation to the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations for some time and it’s been prompted by a compliance breach that I came across a couple of weeks ago that I thought would be worthwhile sharing. Scenario Fred started work as a...
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