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GDPR and direct marketing. What the ICO’s enforcement action against Experian tells us. Weekly Digest 44

After taking a week’s breather, it’s again an action by the ICO that draws my attention. On...

How to Reduce Compliance Risks with Your Corporate Blog ?

Corporations rely on their blogs for any number of benefits. Not only is it a smart way to...

What to expect with the new ICO data subject access request guidelines

The ICO recently published new guidelines to further explain the rules regarding a data subject...

3 steps you need to take for a Legitimate Interest assessment

A Legitimate Interest Impact Assessments (LIA) is a specific type of risk assessment, and as...

POPIA: a quick overview of the South African Data Privacy Law.

After a long wait POPIA is now here.

South Africa promulgated the Protection of Personal...

Lessons from the Outcome of the ICO’s Audit of the Department for Education

When the Department for Education (DfE) received complaints regarding how the department managed...

GDPR: Even the Government’s have to comply. Weekly Digest 42

When looking over what happened this week, there were a couple of things I could talk about: ...

Why and How, our software now has a Data Protection Impact Assessment Feature.

What is a DPIA?

A DPIA (Data Protection Impact Assessment) is executed by an...

Data Protection and your employees. Weekly Digest 41

The Data Protection Authority of Hamburg (HmbBfDI) fined H&M, one of the largest global clothing...

Social Dilemma; Why they do not care about data privacy and protection regulations?

Social media has become an undeniable force in people’s lives today, and this applies in nearly...

The 3 questions you should ask before doing a data mapping

We tend to think of data as relatively static. Systems might be updated from time to time, but...

5 types of businesses which are data processors and data controllers

Reflecting back on my post from Friday on joint controllers, I thought it might be useful to...