The Data Protection Blog

October 14, 2020

Why and How, our software now has a Data Protection Impact Assessment Feature.

What is a DPIA? A DPIA (Data Protection Impact Assessment) is executed by an organisation to analyse, identify and mitigate risks to personal information held by […]
October 9, 2020
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Data Protection and your employees. Weekly Digest 41

The Data Protection Authority of Hamburg (HmbBfDI) fined H&M, one of the largest global clothing retailers, €35.2 million for excessive monitoring of employees. This should highlight […]
October 8, 2020
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Social Dilemma; Why they do not care about data privacy and protection regulations?

Social media has become an undeniable force in people’s lives today, and this applies in nearly every corner of the globe. In fact, there are nearly […]
October 7, 2020
data mapping compliance

The 3 questions you should ask before doing a data mapping

We tend to think of data as relatively static. Systems might be updated from time to time, but most of the time the information is organised […]
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 […]
September 30, 2020
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Data protection, the NHS and the COVID-19 app. Where are we at?

The Data Protection Act of 2018 (General Data Protection Regulation) came into force to protect people’s data from being misused. COVID-19 has thrown us into a […]
September 25, 2020
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The Compliance and Data protection Weekly Digest Week 39

This is the first of a weekly post where I will try to highlight whatever interesting happened, related to data protection and my thoughts on it. […]
September 10, 2020
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How will Brexit impact data transfers?

A final and possibly hard Brexit is rapidly approaching. Whether it’s hard or negotiated, it will have an impact on the UK data protection regulation and […]