July 23, 2021

PrivIQ releases its CCPA (California Consumer Protection Act) version

The launch of our CCPA service. We are pleased to announce that we have just released our data privacy management service for the CCPA regulation. We […]
October 16, 2020
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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: EDPB’s guidelines on relevant and reasoned objection under the […]
October 6, 2020
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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 reflect on a couple of instances where your data […]
October 1, 2020
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Data Processing Agreements vs Joint Controller Agreement, Weekly Digest 40

On September 7, 2020 the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) publish guidelines on “data processing agreements vs Joint Controller Agreements”. I link it to the source […]
July 22, 2020
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European Court invalidates Privacy Shield. What you should do now?

On Thursday, 16 July, the European Court of Justice issued a judgement which invalidates the use of the US Privacy Shield as a lawful basis for […]
May 8, 2020
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Why GDPR Principles Are the Baseline for Coronavirus Contact Tracing Technology

New technology is always going to prompt questions about privacy for users. Free app users get so used to the convenience, and they eventually forget hidden […]
April 23, 2020
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Spreadsheets and the risk to GDPR compliance.

The head of the organisation is responsible for demonstrating compliance. While some sole proprietors may find little risk in the use of spreadsheets, they are certainly […]
October 17, 2019
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Did You Know GDPR Compliance Can Boost The Performance Of Your Company?

More than a year after it came into force, many companies are still not fully compliant with GDPR. What are the benefits for those which are? […]
September 27, 2019
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5 Barriers Hindering GDPR Compliance

Data security is no longer a suggested practice; it’s mandated. In 2018, security breaches compromised more than 4.5 billion data records worldwide. The blame no longer […]