The Data Protection Blog

September 5, 2019
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Data Restriction Under GDPR, When and How It is Done

After a period of data discovery and mapping, a company can become more confident in its GDPR compliance. And yet, GDPR is unconquerable. It’s an ongoing […]
July 30, 2019

5 things that makes GDPR and Personal Data more real this year

Rolling out new regulations is only the first step in dealing with Europe’s massive cybersecurity and data protection problems. Almost half of UK businesses which identify […]
July 23, 2019

Dutch Data Protection Regulator AP Issues First Major GDPR Fine to Hospital

GDPR recently made the news in the Netherlands when the Dutch Data Protection Authority, the Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens (AP) issued a €460000 fine to a hospital in […]
July 11, 2019
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How Data Breaches Happen

Data breaches are frightening. Just imagine purchasing something online and, a month later, receiving an email saying your credit card info might have been stolen. What’s […]
June 28, 2019
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How UK Workers are Handling Sensitive Data

Insider threat management company, ObserveIT, recently carried out a survey to gauge the understanding of privacy laws among 1000 US and UK employees. The results come […]
June 27, 2019
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Study on GDPR Data Subjects and Their Awareness of Privacy Rights

A recent study, which was authorised by the European Commission, reveals a high level of public awareness on EU data protection rules. The Eurobarometer report marked […]
June 6, 2019

Case Study GDPR: How Our Software Helped a Leading Retailer Become GDPR-Compliant

As a leading retailer in the UK and Europe, the second-hand goods chain was among the first to adopt the necessary measurements to conform to the […]
June 6, 2019

The State of GDPR Compliance After a Year, Where we at?

One year has gone by since GDPR came into force. In that time, most companies have learned what GDPR is about, but a recent survey suggests […]
May 31, 2019
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How to verify the identity of a requester in a GDPR data subject access request

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) ensures that data subjects can retrieve their personal data from the data controllers promptly. For example, if your business […]