The Data Protection Blog

April 9, 2021
Popia 8 principles

8 principles of POPIA and why they matter.

POPIA is the South African personal information privacy law, the Protection of Personal Information Act. All organisations collecting, holding and processing personal information have to comply […]
March 5, 2021
GDPR365 is changing name

GDPR365 changes name to respond to market needs

GDPR365 was launched in 2018 to supply companies with a simple, intuitive and clear software as a service offering to help them build a comprehensive data […]
December 4, 2020

Brexit and GDPR Compliance: The True Costs for Businesses

As the end of the year approaches, UK business owners still await an adequacy decision from the EU. However, a favorable decision is by no means guaranteed or even […]
November 24, 2020

Prestige Software Data Leak: What Consequences Can the Hospitality Industry Learn?

The hospitality industry has long been an attractive target for hackers. With all virtual services available today, criminals might take advantage of anything from a vulnerable key […]
November 20, 2020

International data transfers: the impacts of Schrems and Brexit on the GDPR. Week 47.

The European Commission published a draft decision and some guidance on standard contractual clauses for transferring personal data outside the European Economic Area (EEA). These have […]
November 9, 2020
gap analysis

9 things you should not do when you are running a gap analysis.

A gap analysis can be a helpful way to keep your company compliant, but these complicated procedures often lay the groundwork for errors. Some mistakes are […]
November 5, 2020

Master your GDPR employee training with 3 simple steps

How your company complies with GDPR has a lot to do with how aware your individual employees are. Your staff doesn’t need to be reminded of […]
October 30, 2020
ads and privacy

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 Tuesday, the ICO issued an enforcement notice to Experian. […]
October 30, 2020

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 improve your search rankings, but it’s also an […]

GDPR365 is now PrivIQ

There has been an explosion of global data protection regulations. We’ve expanded our compliance framework to enable multiple regulations. We’ve outgrown GDPR alone, so we’re changing our name to PrivIQ to reflect that and to focus on providing “Intelligent Compliance, Simply.”