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Thought of the Day: What do your Facebook Likes say about you? 0

Many people may specify their gender, ethnicity, political view or religion if the information is requested on a form.  But did you know that most of this information can also

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Thought of the Day: What does a Data Protection Officer do? 0

Many organisations will be required to appoint a Data Protection Officer (DPO) under the General Data Protection Regulation. This includes public authorities and organisations that carry our large-sca… This contect

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GDPR Checklist and Third party service provider letter template by GDPR Essentials 0

With the General Data Protection Regulation coming into force in less than six months, it is important to be on top of all of the requirements to be compliant in

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Thought of the Day: Should Boris Johnson warn Russia over cyber-attacks? 0

The Guardian newspaper reported today that Boris Johnson will be delivering a message to Russia on his visit – that Britain can and will retaliate in kind if Russia continues

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Thought of the Day: What is Pseudonymisation? 0

Pseudonymisation is the removal of direct identifiers from data, so there is no link to an identity without further information, which will be held separately. For example, a name could

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Thought of the Day: Why should the UK bother with the GDPR if it will be leaving the EU? 0

The GDPR is a European Regulation that will apply to all EU member states. Although the UK is planning to leave the EU, it is important to remember two important

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Thought of the Day: Why hide a data breach? 0

It was announced yesterday that Uber (US) had tried to conceal a data breach that affected 57 million customers and drivers around the world. Uber paid hackers $100,000 to delete

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Thought of the Day: Will DPOs get the blame if there is a data breach? 0

Being the Data Protection Officer of a company is a big responsibility. But what happens if there’s a data breach at a company – will the DPO be fired? Clearly,

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Do you know how much of your personal data online services hold? 0

In March 2017 Judith Duportail, a German reporter, requested a copy of all of her personal data held by the dating service Tinder. She is entitled to do so under

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Where will regulators focus first? 0

Will regulators wait for companies to ‘confess’ their data breaches? Or will they actively seek out companies that are not compliant? I’m sure no company wants to be the first

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