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How to Protect Your School from Cyber-Attacks

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has recently issued an alert to the education sector regarding the increase in targeted cyber-attacks. Recent sophisticated attacks have already impacted some. How can you protect your school from cyber-attacks?

How to Protect Your School from Cyber-Attacks

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law Public Sector

Public Sector - What to Do Before Engaging a New Service Provider

Monday, 26 April 2021

In this article, we set out some key data protection considerations for public sector organisations who are looking to engage (or perhaps have already engaged) a third-party processor, particularly if they are a cloud-based provider.

Public Sector - What to Do Before Engaging a New Service Provider

Articles & Blogs Academies & MATs Data Protection Information Law

Help! Our School Has Received a Subject Access Request - What Should We Do?

Thursday, 01 April 2021

Requesting personal information, or making a subject access request (SAR), has become a popular mechanism for pupils, parents and staff to find out exactly what information a school holds about them. Here's what you need to do when you receive one.

Help! Our School Has Received a Subject Access Request - What Should We Do?

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Independent Schools Information Law

Data Protection Following the End of the Brexit Transition Period - Key Issues for Schools

Friday, 19 March 2021

Data protection law has been in a state of flux over the past few years with the introduction of the GDPR, the new Data Protection Act and the additional uncertainty caused by Brexit.

Data Protection Following the End of the Brexit Transition Period - Key Issues for Schools

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law

Help! I've Received a Subject Access Request - What Should I Do?

Wednesday, 10 March 2021

Accessing one’s personal information, or making a subject access request (SAR), has become a popular mechanism for individuals to find out exactly what information an organisation holds about them.

Help! I've Received a Subject Access Request - What Should I Do?

Articles & Blogs Academies & MATs Brexit Data Protection Information Law

Data Protection Considerations Following the End of the Brexit Transition Period

Thursday, 04 February 2021

Data protection law has been in a state of flux over the past few years with the introduction of the GDPR, the new Data Protection Act and the additional uncertainty caused by Brexit.

Data Protection Considerations Following the End of the Brexit Transition Period

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law

Data Protection in 2021 - 5 Trends We're Expecting This Year

Friday, 08 January 2021

A new year often comes with new developments to track and fresh challenges for individuals and organisations to overcome. What can we expect from the next 12 months?

Data Protection in 2021 - 5 Trends We're Expecting This Year

Articles & Blogs Brexit Data Protection Information Law

Brexit and Data Protection - What Do UK Organisations Need to Do Now?

Friday, 08 January 2021

One of the biggest mysteries (for data protection lawyers at least), was what would happen to personal data transfers from the EEA to the UK after we leave the EU.

Brexit and Data Protection - What Do UK Organisations Need to Do Now?

Articles & Blogs Information Law Pharma & Life Sciences

European Commission Publishes Draft Model Clauses for Controller / Processor Contracts

Wednesday, 16 December 2020

The European Commission has published draft standard contractual clauses for inclusion in contracts between controllers and processors.

European Commission Publishes Draft Model Clauses for Controller / Processor Contracts

Articles & Blogs Information Law Recruitment

Direct Marketing Policies & Client Relationship Databases in Recruitment

Thursday, 05 November 2020

Direct marketing is crucial - keeping in touch with those on your database and making sure you have contacted any potential leads. It's likely that your database will need a refresh to take account of changes to people's circumstances.

Direct Marketing Policies & Client Relationship Databases in Recruitment

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Employment Information Law

Updated Guidance on Dealing with the Right of Access to Personal Data

Friday, 30 October 2020

In response to a consultation process, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has updated its guidance on the right of access under the General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) (GDPR).

Updated Guidance on Dealing with the Right of Access to Personal Data

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law Recruitment

Getting 'Match Fit' - Privacy Policies for Recruitment Businesses

Monday, 26 October 2020

The third part of our recruitment legal review 'how to' guide focusses on privacy policies. These key documents are part of your compliance with the GDPR. They are the documents that tell data subjects how your business processes personal data.

Getting 'Match Fit' - Privacy Policies for Recruitment Businesses

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

Coronavirus Test and Trace FAQs for Hospitality Businesses

Wednesday, 19 August 2020

As part of the re-opening strategy, the Government asked businesses to support the NHS Test and Trace effort. We answer your critical questions on how the GDPR affects your outdoor hospitality business during this coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Coronavirus Data Protection FAQs for Hospitality Businesses

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law

EU-US Privacy Shield and Schrems II - What Now for International Data Transfers?

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Last month, the European Court of Justice dealt a major blow to organisations that transfer personal data to the US with the striking down of the EU-US Privacy Shield. What's next for UK companies who are exporting personal data to the US and beyond?

EU-US Privacy Shield and Schrems II - What Now for International Data Transfers?

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

Data Protection Considerations for Re-Opening Hospitality Businesses

Friday, 26 June 2020

The Government has issued guidance to restaurants, pubs, bars and takeaways following the announcement that they can re-open from 4 July.

No Data Protection Impact Assessment Conducted on Coronavirus Test and Trace