The Data Protection Blog

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 […]
October 26, 2020

What to expect with the new ICO data subject access request guidelines

The ICO recently published new guidelines to further explain the rules regarding a data subject access request (DSAR). This was welcome news for a number of […]
October 22, 2020

3 steps you need to take for a Legitimate Interest assessment

A Legitimate Interest Impact Assessments (LIA) is a specific type of risk assessment, and as such, needs to be treated with some degree of gravity. If […]
October 19, 2020
overview of the south african data privacy law

POPIA: a quick overview of the South African Data Privacy Law.

After a long wait POPIA is now here. South Africa promulgated the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) on the 1st July 2020. This has been […]
October 16, 2020
compliance

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 16, 2020
ICO

Lessons from the Outcome of the ICO’s Audit of the Department for Education

When the Department for Education (DfE) received complaints regarding how the department managed its National Pupil Database, the response from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) was […]