The Data Protection Blog

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 28, 2020
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Contact Tracing: Why Does Everyone Want an App?

Contact tracing is a proven way to control the spread of Covid-19 and the idea of using a smartphone-based contact tracing app is gaining traction. As […]
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 […]
April 16, 2020
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Will the Proposed Dutch Coronavirus Apps Mess with Data Privacy?

Solving for the coronavirus problem has been erratic at best, sending companies, governments, and individuals alike into different kinds of tailspins. As we learn these difficult […]
March 31, 2020
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Compliance in Time of Crisis: Getting Data Protection Right

From companies to consumers, the arrival of coronavirus has rattled everyone. But while it’s affecting us all in different ways, there are some general trends that aren’t difficult […]
March 12, 2020
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7 Questions to Ask When You Receive a Sales Call

We’ve all had it happen.  You’re just sitting down to dinner when the phone rings.  You’ve been waiting for a close friend to call, so you […]
February 27, 2020
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Get Your Data Protection Right: Data Protection Policies and Tracking Data Access

Many companies struggle to comply with GDPR, but how many of those end up being punished by regulators? The answer is very few. Despite the headline-grabbing […]
February 26, 2020

UPGRADE: A NEW DSAR MANAGEMENT TOOL

https://youtu.be/-ng4tM5FNHohttps://youtu.be/-ng4tM5FNHo We’ve upgraded the DSAR Management Tool in our GDPR compliance software. Check out the new functionality that will enable you to manage data subject access […]
February 20, 2020
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Get Your Data Protection Right, How Do You Know You Are Compliant?

Whatever your feelings about it are, the GDPR exists to ensure companies Get Data Protection Right. It’s not there to tyrannize companies or threaten them. Rather, […]