What new risks to GDPR does COVID-19 and lockdown bring?

Managing Director of Assured Clarity Carolyn Harrison addresses the new risks and challenges brought about by the COVID-19 Lockdown –

How does GDPR apply in schools?

Data Protection within schools has never been more important than it is today. With such a large amount of personal data (pupils, parents and staff included) being processed online it, is essential that schools ensure compliance with GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018. Chorus Advisers write about the importance of data protection in schools

What does GDPR Compliance mean?

To condense and paraphrase Article 32, “Taking into account everything the organisation does with personal data it shall take appropriate measures”. GDPR compliance is relative to your organisation. ParaDPO answer the question ‘What is the meaning of GDPR compliance

How and when to train staff on Data Protection?

Start with a training needs assessment. Be honest with the technical skills of staff. Create a training programme that delivers a better information and data handling culture instead of a tick box! From skills for the DPO through to skills of staff, avoid ‘out-of-the-box’ training programmes. Tailor it to your needs, your pressures, and your priorities so that Data Protection really does become more than just a piece of law. Scott Sammons from Lighthouse IG discusses GDPR training and how and when you train staff on Data Protection

How does GDPR apply to Franchising?

Simon Bishop from GDPR Systems discusses Franchising and the responsibilities of Franchisors and Franchisees now that GDPR is in place

What is the risk of ignoring GDPR legislation?

Stuart Barker takes a look at what the real risk is to business of ignoring the GDPR legislation –

What is GDPR Article 27?

With the end of the transitional period (31st December 2020) looming, you will be interested to learn that Article 27 of the General Data Protection Regulation requires that Organisations that process EU residents’ data, but that are established outside of the EU, must formally appoint a representative under Article 27 of the GDPR in the European Union to represent them on data protection matters. EU Rep discuss Article 27

What are the 4 P’s of GDPR?

Assured Clarity suggest using the 4P’s to align to GDPR – Positive, Pragmatic, People and Processes

Do you need a Data Protection Officer?

Under the GDPR, appointment of a DPO is compulsory if you:
Are a public authority or body
Conduct regular or systematic monitoring of data subjects
Process special categories of data or criminal convictions on a large scale
Curatrix ask the question ‘Do we need a Data Protection Officer –

Is absolute GDPR compliance possible?

Scott Sammons from Lighthouse IG discusses what GDPR Compliance means to him and what it may mean to you.

What are the 7 principles of GDPR?

Lawful, fair, and transparent
Purpose Limitation
Storage Limitation – aka retention
Suze from Garden City Assurance presents the foundations of GDPR Compliance and the 7 principles –