All GDPR Compliance articles

  • Magnifying Glass

    GDPR vs data protection act – Spot the difference


    With GDPR now adopted into EU law, we speak to Steve Sands, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Data Protection Officer (DPO) at Synectics Solutions to highlight how it differs from the Data Protection Act, and the implications for business.

  • LTIP on demand

    GDPR Refresh: It’s All About Consent


    Hosted by: Helen Woollett (DPO, Body Shop) Jill Baehring (Commercial Quality and Oversight Privacy Lead, Pfizer- Germany) Vickie Guilloit (Partner, Privacy Culture) Jehanne Zkhiri (Compliance Specialist, Didomi) Video: GDPR Refresh: It’s All About Consent

  • LTIP on demand

    GDPR (2 Years On): What’s Changed and What You Need to Know


    Hosted by: Joe Byrne (Privacy Solutions Engineer, OneTrust) Video: GDPR (2 Years On): What’s Changed and What You Need to Know

  • LTIP on demand

    The Most Common GDPR Violations


    In the two years since GDPR came into force, we have seen several high profile fines from data protection authorities across Europe.

  • Man-Padlock-DSARs

    What is the true cost of handling DSARs?


    The Data Subject Access Request (DSAR) has become synonymous with protecting individuals’ data privacy rights from misuse by public administrators and private enterprise.

  • GDPR

    Rethinking ‘Disproportionate Effort’ exemption under GDPR for web-scraping


    Can Data Controllers (web-scrapers) be exempt from the requirement to provide privacy notice if doing this is high-cost and it drains company resources? If they can, how?

  • COVID-19

    GDPR: Processing of employees health data within companies


    This paper deals with how to solve data protection challenges and privacy approaches, since many companies are currently facing the question of how to deal with the personal health data of their employees.

  • Unicef-Agora

    UN entities “not subject to the GDPR”


    UNICEF, the United Nations children’s agency has said it may have caused a data breach to reveal the private information of thousands of online learners through the Agora platform.

  • Microphone for Podcasting

    Hayley Jaffrey discusses GDPR Implementation


    Hear from Hayley Jaffrey, a data protection and privacy expert, as she discusses how GDPR implementation can really be like herding cats.

  • Statue of Liberty

    The Great Hack documentary arrives on Netflix this month


    This summer sees the arrival of The Great Hack, a documentary exploring the Facebook / Cambridge Analytica scandal and how it lifts the mask on the dark arts of personal data processing.

  • Privacy GRC

    The importance of consent and privacy when deploying voice biometrics


    In a recent discussion with an acquaintance the following question was posed; would it bother you if a biometric template of yourself, any biometric at all, was stored by a third-party, be that a bank, healthcare provider, government agency or any other responsible entity?

  • surveillance

    The risks and rewards of making CCTV comply with the GDPR


    The UK is one of the most watched nations in the world. Our research suggests there are up to eight million CCTV cameras installed, while others suggesting that there is least one camera for every ten people. Together they collect many petabytes (a petabyte is equal to 1,000,000 gigabytes) of data every single hour, all of which is subject to the GDPR.

  • data-ethics-gdpr-notepad

    The data ethics of GDPR are changing


    Data presents us with many opportunities, whether commercial or in simply making our daily lives more efficient. But because these opportunities generally rely on various forms of personal data, there is of course an unavoidable question of data ethics.

  • Media

    GDPR: What does it mean for the media industry?


    Is the media industry taking sufficient action to meet the requirements GDPR?

  • GDPR Summit London

    Board Director of DMA discusses consent versus legitimate interests


    Speaking at the GDPR Summit London, Julia Porter, from the DMA, grappled with the thorny topic of consent versus legitimate interests. It’s a crucial issue concerning marketers and GDPR.

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    Employee rights under GDPR


    Personal data means all data concerning individuals and that means not only customers, but, for example, suppliers and staff. At the recent GDPR Summit London, GDPR and the rights of employees came up time and time again, but a panel discussion uncovered some important lessons.

  • Healthcare

    What do healthcare organisations need to consider when preparing for GDPR?


    As we know the new rules brought in by GDPR will reinforce current legislation with the addition of some new requirements. Any organisation, including those in the healthcare sector, controlling or processing personally identifiable data will need to comply with GDPR.

  • Report

    GDPR: Changing the ways businesses interact with their customers


    From 25 May 2018 the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) will be replaced by The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and it will bring important changes to the ways data is stored and processed by businesses.

  • GDPR

    GDPR and PECR for marketers


    Data protection and marketing are so closely interconnected that no marketing plan involving data can move forward without getting data protection right. GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation – and PECR – Privacy and Electronic Communication Regulations – are regulations concerning data protection that marketers must familiarise themselves with.

  • Back to School

    Why all teachers and staff must be ready for GDPR


    Schools have their own special set of challenges when preparing for GDPR and imminent EU rules will radically change the way all organisations have to look after personal data.