Tag Data Protection

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 November 22, 2016 7:56 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY Blog

So you still think Brexit means escaping the GDPR?

Recent comments by the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and the Information Commissioner indicate that businesses cannot afford to delay complying with the GDPR. In the immediate aftermath of the June vote for Britain to leave the European Union we discussed the likely effects that Brexit could...
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DATE June 24, 2016 12:40 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY Blog

Post Brexit data protection in the UK

There will far more erudite commentators than I recording their thoughts in respect of the Brexit and its impact on privacy and data protection over the next few days – but I still thought it useful to commit my thoughts to “paper” for our clients and staff.  The gist is...
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DATE April 20, 2016 7:46 am POSTED BY CATEGORY Blog

What is Personal Data?

I made a presentation earlier this week to the north eastern members of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants about the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and some of the questions that arose were about what constituted “personal data” and was therefore regulated by the Data Protection Act and...
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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 15, 2016 7:21 am POSTED BY CATEGORY Blog

What does the GDPR mean for small businesses?

The General Data Protection Regulation is set to turn many organisations upside down and inside out as they implement change to bring themselves up to the standard required by the new Regulation.  In this blog DPP’s Phil Brining considers the impact on small businesses. The final text of the General...
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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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