The Data Protection Blog

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 […]
December 19, 2018
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Is Santa GDPR compliant?

After 2.5 years in GDPR, the Brexit around the corner, you are wondering how Santa has managed to make his entire organisation more compliant to European […]
December 18, 2018

What is the adtech industry’s legal justification for processing personal data?

One of the more interesting books I’ve read in the last couple of years is Tim Wu’s The Attention Merchants, in which he traces how technology […]
December 13, 2018

All the major data breaches in 2018

Why is data breach becoming a household word? Because personal data has become hot property for all kinds of companies that want to use it for […]
December 12, 2018

New Feature: Custom your own documents and much more.

We are pleased to announce that this week, we will add more new features to GDPR365. The first one enables users to add and manage custom […]
December 11, 2018
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5 answers to give when a client asks if you are GDPR compliant

GDPR compliance is a complex state to achieve. It is not something that you do once and then you are compliant. It is an ongoing process […]