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Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Data Protection Information Law

Coronavirus - 5 Ways to Protect Your Organisation Against Cyber Attacks

Friday, 03 April 2020

The UK has seen some incredible acts of kindness over the last few weeks as we rally together during this uncertain time.

Coronavirus - 5 Ways to Protect Your Organisation Against Cyber Attacks

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Data Protection Information Law

Coronavirus - Community Groups and Data Sharing

Friday, 03 April 2020

Many people will have been reminded in the last few weeks to "look for the helpers".

Coronavirus - Community Groups and Data Sharing

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law

Morrisons Not 'Vicariously Liable' for Employee's Data Breach

Thursday, 02 April 2020

In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court has ruled that the supermarket chain Morrisons was not vicariously liable for its employee's malicious data breach.

Morrisons Not 'Vicariously Liable' for Employee's Data Breach

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Employment Information Law

How Is the ICO's Guidance on GDPR Changing?

Friday, 07 February 2020

ICO changes guidance on timescales for complying with subject access requests.

How Is the ICO's Guidance on GDPR Changing?

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law

First UK Fine Under GDPR Dispensed to London Pharmacy

Monday, 27 January 2020

Doorstep Dispensaree Ltd, a high street pharmacy in North London has been issued with a £275,000 fine by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) - the first fine of its kind under the General Data Protection Regulation.

First UK Fine Under GDPR Dispensed to London Pharmacy

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law

Data Protection - Three Things That Should Be on Your Radar in 2020

Monday, 27 January 2020

As we enter a new decade, where technology and data have become increasingly important, what are the three things that you should be focused on in 2020 when considering data protection compliance?

Data Protection - Three Things That Should Be on Your Radar in 2020

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law

Data Breaches - Putting a Price on Privacy

Monday, 27 January 2020

The ICO recently imposed its first fine under the Data Protection Act 2018. How much damage could your organisation suffer in the event of a data breach?

Data Breaches - Putting a Price on Privacy

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law Public Sector

How Data Protection Can Be Used as Part of a Wider Complaint or Dispute

Monday, 20 May 2019

Individuals will often use data protection as a 'weapon' to assist them in relation to a wider dispute or grievance.

How Data Protection Can Be Used as Part of a Wider Complaint or Dispute

Articles & Blogs Brexit Data Protection Information Law

Is Your Data Ready for a 'No-Deal' Brexit?

Thursday, 21 February 2019

It now looks increasingly possible that the UK will leave the EU at the end of March without a withdrawal agreement in place. In preparation, the EEA regulators have published a notice setting out what they expect from commercial and public organisations.

No-Deal Brexit Update - ACTION REQUIRED for Data Protection Compliance

Data Protection Information Law

Housing Developer Fined for Failing to Respond to Subject Access Request

Friday, 15 February 2019

In April 2017, Magnacrest Ltd failed to respond to an individual's subject access request within the required timescale of 40 calendar days.

Data Protection Law - Subject Access Requests

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Healthcare Information Law

Putting a Price on Privacy: An Update

Thursday, 26 July 2018

Those involved in the healthcare sector often hold highly sensitive information. If this were released to third parties, civil action may follow.

Putting a Price on Privacy: An Update

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Independent Schools Information Law

GDPR - What Next?

Thursday, 21 June 2018

So the deadline of 25 May has been and gone - and all our inboxes are clogged up with privacy notices from every organisation we have ever done business with. What now?

Data Protection Law

Articles & Blogs Charities Data Protection Information Law

GDPR - It's Not Too Late

Friday, 25 May 2018

As the GDPR comes into force, we remind those charities who still have work to do where to find resources.

GDPR - It's Not Too Late...

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law

Recruiter Fined for Stealing Client Data

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

A recruitment consultant has been found guilty of the crime of unlawfully obtaining personal data. When he left to set up his own business, he took records of clients with him.

Recruiter Fined for Stealing Ex-Employer's Data