Every once in while unexpected and unfortunate events occur. These can range from parental complaints to allegations of abuse. Data protection is increasingly becoming part of your management of these incidents.
Following on from our recent article 'How to Prepare Your Practice for the New Data Protection Regime', this follow-up article advises clients on the common data protection issues and pitfalls to guard against and how to protect you and your practice.
This is a data protection issue which is not often appreciated by schools. In our experience many schools do not realise that staff and governors using their personal email addresses for school work raises data protection risks until it is too late.
Following the volume of news and commentary surrounding the impending introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018, it should come as no surprise that the pressure is now on schools to ensure they are prepared in time.
A recent case regarding an employee who unlawfully obtained personal data demonstrates the potential consequences employees may face and the importance of employers having robust procedures in place around information security.
Last year it was announced that data protection law is changing. A new EU regulation known the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will apply from 25 May 2018 replacing the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA).
In just under 12 months' time, on 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force. The GDPR will make massive changes to UK data protection laws. How will your recruitment business be affected?
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.