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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?

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Independent Schools Information Law

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?

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law

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

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Employment Information Law

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

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Independent Schools Information Law

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.


Articles & Blogs Corporate Data Protection Information Law

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.


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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?


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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?

Articles & Blogs Corporate Data Protection Information Law

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.


Articles & Blogs Data Protection Healthcare Information Law

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

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Healthcare Information Law 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

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law

"Alexa, Delete Everything I've Said"

Friday, 09 October 2020

Amazon announces options to empower privacy at home; meanwhile there's an increase in surveillance software in the workplace.


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Coronavirus - Test & Trace FAQs for Academies & Maintained Schools

Tuesday, 29 September 2020

Navigating data protection compliance often requires a careful balance between the rights and wishes of individuals on the one hand against the wider benefits of using and sharing personal data.

Coronavirus - Test & Trace FAQs for Academies & Maintained Schools

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law

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