The Data Protection Blog

February 15, 2019

How to achieve gdpr compliance without being a lawyer?

In the data conscious world we find ourselves in, we’re beginning to feel more confident that businesses who have our personal information are protecting it. By […]
February 12, 2019
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Seven GDPR Principles Applied to IT Managed Services

All businesses handling any personal data of EU citizens must comply with GDPR. This is hard for those on the front line of data processing such […]
January 30, 2019
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What Are the Real Costs of GDPR Compliance?

When the GDPR came into being on 25th May, 2018, many companies were not compliant. It’s hard to know how many fell short, but a report […]
January 24, 2019

Human Error as the First Cause of Data Breaches and How to Solve the Problem

With so many cases of data breaches being reported, you may be wondering whether hackers have become cleverer or whether organisations are not giving data protection […]
January 17, 2019
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7 GDPR principles applied to marketing with examples

For marketers, the General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) has changed the way they go about their business. This post explores the seven GDPR principles and how […]
January 10, 2019
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Do I need to encrypt my data? What does the GDPR require?

Let’s cut to the chase. The GDPR doesn’t require encryption. But Article 32, which deals with security, requires that each organisation does an analysis on the […]
January 9, 2019
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Five Legitimate Interest Examples for Email Marketers

When GDPR came into force on May 25th 2018, some of the methods used by businesses to gain data-processing consent were outlawed. Previously, it was possible […]
January 4, 2019

GDPR: You changed your website and now what you should do.

GDPR initially came into force on 25th May 2018, but there was no sign of companies being ready for it in the preceding months. Research in […]
January 2, 2019

9 compliance and data protection predictions for 2019

Data protection, privacy, and how our personal data is used by companies and other institutions has recently become a prominent issue. There are many reasons for […]