Posts Categorized: GDPR

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As the first anniversary of the GDPR going into effect approaches on 25th May, recent reports from Cisco revealed the wide range of benefits that compliant organisations have experienced over the past 12 months. While ensuring GDPR compliance may have felt like a tedious or unrewarding process within your workplace, the following statistics emphasise how […]

With GDPR in Full Swing: An Overview of the Latest Fines

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It has been nearly a year since the GDPR went into effect, and several organisations have since been exposed to the costly non-compliance price tag. While high-profile prosecutions have yet to occur within the UK, the following incidents emphasise the importance of GDPR compliance: Failed consent policies in France—French regulators gave Google a record-setting GDPR […]

Here’s Why You Can’t Make the Mistake of Mishandling Your Customers’ Data

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Between the implementation of the GDPR and a frenzy of high-profile data breaches, this past year has strengthened public concern over personal data protection and misuse. Not to mention, now that the public has more rights regarding the details of their personal data collection, processing and use, they are more likely to join in the […]

Improving Emails: GDPR Tips

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Getting consent for email marketing—while a seemingly simple task—has become significantly more difficult following the implementation of the GDPR. And while the flood of GDPR preference-confirmation emails has ended, you still need a lawful basis (like consent) to email prospects. To keep cultivating prospect consent, follow these tips based on the lessons learned from the […]

GDPR and You – What does it all mean?

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The legal position regarding any customer data you maintain was previously enshrined in the Data Protection Act 1998. The benefit of the law remaining the same for the last 20 years was that everyone involved was clear on their obligations regarding the handling of personal data. However, on 25 May 2018, the legal position changed […]

Time’s Up, The GDPR Has Arrived

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The GDPR has officially arrived! But, that shouldn’t be a cause for panic. Rather, find the answers to nearly all your GDPR questions in our comprehensive, easy-to-read guide. In this post we are going to look at three topics: Is Your Data Secure Enough For The GDPR? Follow These 3 Steps to Stay Calm After A […]

How Does the GDPR Define Personal Data?

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On 25 May, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect, which doesn’t leave your organisation much time to educate itself on all the forthcoming changes. The GDPR expands the rights of individuals and their personal data and places greater obligations on businesses that process that data. You may not realise it, but […]

Addressing the Elephant in the Boardroom: GDPR Preparation

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Only 10 per cent of UK boardrooms are involved in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance process right now, with only about six months to go until the GDPR becomes law, according to research from security software and solutions provider, Trend Micro. What’s more, 56 per cent of UK organisations are unaware that email […]

GDPR as a Positive Opportunity: The Easy Path to Compliance

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On 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect in the EU and across the United Kingdom. The GDPR replaces the Data Protection Act (DPA) and ushers in expanded rights to individuals and their data and places greater obligations on businesses and other entities that process personal data. Even though GDPR […]

How GDPR Will Expand Your D&O Liability

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On 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect, which expands the rights of individuals and their data while placing greater obligations on organisations that process personal data. As cyber-related requirements become more stringent under the GDPR and directors and officers (D&Os) shoulder more liability than ever before, industry experts are […]