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Will the New Data Protection Law Apply in Spite of Brexit?

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

In just over a year's time, the data protection laws in the UK are going to undergo massive change. There will be a great deal of additional obligations and fines of up to €20m for organisations that do not comply.

Will the New Data Protection Law Apply in Spite of Brexit?

Blogs Charities Data Protection

Fundraising and Data Protection - What Do Charities Need to Know?

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

There has been a continued focus on fundraising over the past few months and we outline several of the relevant updates below.

Fundraising and Data Protection - What Do Charities Need to Know?

Blogs Data Protection Healthcare

Information Commissioner's Office Issues Resources Designed To Help The Healthcare Sector - Are You Prepared?

Tuesday, 02 May 2017

The ICO is focussing on the effective logging, tracking, movement and storage of manual records across the health sector. The resources are designed to address shortcomings found by the ICO when conducting audits in a range of health organisations.

Information Commissioner's Office Issues Resources Designed To Help The Healthcare Sector - Are You Prepared?

Blogs Data Protection Independent Schools

Data Protection - Are You Compliant?

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

There have been some recent developments around data protection law. What are they and what do you need to do?

Data Protection - Are You Compliant?

Blogs Data Protection

Storing Client Files on a Home Computer? Make Sure You Encrypt

Friday, 24 March 2017

A barrister who kept clients' sensitive personal information on her home computer has been fined £1,000 by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) for failing to keep the information secure.

Storing Client Files on a Home Computer? Make Sure You Encrypt

Blogs Data Protection Employment

Subject Access Requests - When Enough Is Enough

Friday, 17 March 2017

The Court of Appeal has refused to order data controllers to take further steps in subject access compliance.

Subject Access Requests - When Enough Is Enough

Blogs Data Protection Independent Schools

Is your school fulfilling its data protection obligation to provide privacy notices?

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Under data protection law, schools must be transparent with individuals about the data which is held about them.


Blogs Corporate Data Protection

UK to Opt in to European Data Protection Law - What does it mean for you?

Tuesday, 08 November 2016

The UK will implement the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Government has confirmed.


Blogs Data Protection Public Sector

3 Top Tips to Stay Ahead of Key Data Protection Trends

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

It has been a busy year for anyone looking to stay on top of data protection and privacy law. What are the key risks and developments that public authorities should be keeping in mind going forward?


News Data Protection

Is Your Company at Risk of a Cyber-Attack?

Thursday, 18 May 2017

WannaCry, the massive ransomware campaign that hit a number of organisations around the world last Friday has highlighted the increased cyber risks and data protection challenges that businesses are facing.

Is Your Company at Risk of a Cyber-Attack?

Blogs Corporate Data Protection

EU Announces Solution to Crisis over Data Export to US with Privacy Shield Decision

Monday, 01 August 2016

The European Commission has adopted a decision that will see personal data able to be exported to the US safely in accordance with EU data protection laws.


Blogs Data Protection Healthcare Pharma & Life Sciences

National Data Guardian Recommends More Control for Patients Over Their Data as Government Announces Scrapping of Care Data Programme

Friday, 12 August 2016

The English National Data Guardian has recommended more control for patients over their data in NHS England.

National Data Guardian Recommends More Control for Patients Over Their Data as Government Announces Scrapping of Care Data Programme

Blogs Data Protection Healthcare

NHS Trust Fined £185,000 by ICO for Inadvertently Publishing the Sensitive Personal Data of its Employees

Tuesday, 21 June 2016

The Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust publishes its equality and diversity metrics annually on its website.

NHS Trust Fined £185,000 by ICO for Inadvertently Publishing the Sensitive Personal Data of its Employees

Blogs Data Protection Healthcare Pharma & Life Sciences

£180,000 Fine for Chelsea and Westminster Hospital After Patient Data Revealed

Tuesday, 07 June 2016

The Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has been fined £180,000 by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO).

£180,000 Fine for Chelsea and Westminster Hospital After Patient Data Revealed

Blogs Data Protection

Google Audio-Snooping Tool Installed on Chrome Browsers without Permission

Friday, 15 April 2016

Privacy and open source advocates have raised concerns after discovering that the automatic installation of Google’s browsing software, Google Chrome, comes with an added capability which allows remote technicians to listen in on conversations held n