My Data Protection Diary (6 TH !)

What a thrill to be here again for the sixth 'My Data Protection Diary', the last for this 2020... now there are very few days left until the end of this year and I am so grateful to have shared with you this series about my profession and my business sector!

In fact, I’m going to take this opportunity to express some of my thoughts on these blank pages, which I am ready to fill with new and interesting topics on data protection.

I selected one of the most engaging and insightful lessons with Kellie, ending the year with sparkling reflections and bombshell information! Clarifying a hot topic in our society: cookies (and I am not talking about biscuits ;))

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My Data Protection Diary

My Data Protection Diary, 30th October 2020

I am really excited to write a new page of my Data Protection Diary… we are on our fifth instalment, this is amazing! I never imagined at the beginning of my Databasix experience that I could turn my lessons with Kellie into a true data protection blog. 

Every skill you improve turns into an opportunity for your and is a chance to share what you have learned with others. This is exactly what drives me every month to tell you about one of our fantastic online chats.

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Managing a data breach

5 Steps to Managing a Data Breach

A data breach occurs when secure or private information is released without authorisation. Such a breach of confidentiality that presents a risk to an individual’s rights and freedoms has to be notified to the authorities within 72 hours of awareness of the breach.

In this day and age, such security breaches are a constant threat for organisations, and the effects can be catastrophic, with reports of around 60% of small firms going out of business within 6 months of a data breach.

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Stay GDPR compliant at home

10 Ways To Stay GDPR Compliant When Working From Home

In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting lockdown in the UK meant that working from home became more commonplace than ever before. Businesses had to be able to adapt to offer remote working in order to help stop the spread of the virus. As a result, keeping sensitive personal data safe became a priority on all devices being used by employees from their homes; not just in the office.

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My Data Protection Diary, 1st October 2020

Welcome back to the fourth installment of my data protection diary, I am happy to see you again!

Being passionate about the world of Marketing, I feel’s only right to dedicate a page of my Diary to this sector.
Dear Marketing professionals, I’d like to share my experience with you and highlight the valuable information I’ve learned. It will help you to continue doing a great job while respecting key data protection principles.

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Latest News & Events

ICO Data Protection Registration Fee: How Much and Who Needs to Pay?

If you’re a company director or small business owner, you may have been surprised recently by a letter from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), requiring you to pay an annual ‘data protection registration fee’.

You may have wondered if the fee request was genuine. Could it be a scam? Do you have to pay? Does the data protection registration fee signal another needless layer of bureaucracy? And what are the consequences if you ignore the letter?

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