As experts in data protection, privacy and the GDPR, we wanted to share our knowledge with you to ensure your compliance journey is as simple as possible. With a clear understanding, data protection best practice will become a natural part of your organisation’s way of working - a benefit to you and your business.
So take a look over our GDPR and data protection resources below.
I hate cookies. There, I’ve said it. That wasn’t always the case, but after recently going through the exercise of trying to comply with the law on cookies, I’ve changed my mind. Grab a glass of milk and let me tell you my story.
10 cost-free steps to improve your security today
Good privacy compliance and good security practices are inherently linked. Here are some simple steps you can encourage your team to take today – no time, money or training days required.
Scaling fast? Don’t forget about privacy
Fast-moving scale ups shouldn’t put privacy on the back burner. Here’s why small businesses with big dreams should keep privacy compliance at the top of their priority list:
10 reasons why organisations ignore privacy compliance and what to do about it
Tied up in knots about privacy? You’re not alone. Here are some of the most common privacy pain points facing organisations today and what we can do to help.
Numpty Nigel thinks you’re interested
Numpty Nigel thinks he’s great. He thinks he’s wise. When he speaks, everyone should listen (or so he thinks). Like that bloke on the train who is talking into his mobile phone, but acts like he wants the whole carriage to hear. Annoying isn’t he? A right numpty.………… at the very least!
How to choose a lawful basis for processing personal data
If you think that to process personal data all you need is a tick box, think again. If you think that all you need is consent, take another guess. And if you think that you can get away with only one lawful basis, then perhaps you should read this article.
Numpty Nigel forgets to lock the door
For many people the bathroom is a safe place. A private space. Imagine you have a state of the art Japanese toilet. The seat is heated. Your expensive bluetooth stereo system is playing your favourite tunes through hidden speakers. The air conditioning system with built in AI knows just the temperature you like it. You sit down, get nice and comfortable and then………..
How to write a privacy notice
There are three types of privacy notice. There are those that have been copied and pasted from someone else’s site with a few names changed. There are those drafted by professionals who have little idea of the business that they are writing them for. And then there are those that are done right.
How to create a Record of Vendors & Partners
“Accountability”. It is the cornerstone of trust. You can’t trust someone if they are not accountable for their actions. We all know someone who seems to get away with murder (or more likely avoiding work, or responsibility when things go wrong). Well, privacy regulation knows about such people which is probably why one of the principles of the GDPR is ‘accountability’. Not only must you be compliant, you must be able to demonstrate your compliance. And one thing you need to be able to demonstrate is who you are sharing personal information with.