• Latest GDPR & Data Protection Related News, Tips & Advice

    Latest GDPR & Data Protection Related News, Tips & Advice

How Many Data Protection Principles Are There?

How Many Data Protection Principles Are There?

The data protection principles are laid out and explained in Article 5 of the UK GDPR. These principles are the backbone of data protection, outlining the essentials to being compliant with GDPR when handling data, and your approach to processing personal data should be intrinsically tied to these principles.

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9 Things to Consider When Choosing a GDPR Training Course for Employees

9 Things to Consider When Choosing a GDPR Training Course for Employees

In our recent article “GDPR Training for Employees” we provided a high-level overview into the fundamentals of GDPR training, such as why your organisation needs to provide it.

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GDPR Training for Employees

GDPR Training for Employees

GDPR training is a vital component in the quest to protect data. Done right, it can make for an engaging, informative experience that helps to protect people’s data and keep your company or organisation GDPR compliant.

Everyone who handles personal data at your organisation has a responsibility to the protection of that data and is expected to play their part in supporting compliance with the legislation.

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My Data Protection Diary: 5 Top Practical Retention Tips!

My Data Protection Diary: 5 Top Practical Retention Tips!

Welcome Spring and welcome to the new instalment of 'My Data Protection Diary'!

If you're wondering what today's topic is going to be, imagine it as sparkling, informative and clarifying ... because I guess you're ready for the Storage Limitation and Data Retention Schedules you deal with on a regular basis?!?!

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My Data Protection Diary: Start the year with the top 5 tips to be compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

My Data Protection Diary: Start the year with the top 5 tips to be compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Welcome 2022, a new year, new goals and aspirations, and a new page of the data protection diary... so you don't forget the essentials for your data security portfolio to manage the privacy of your customers’ data!

Not everyone sets aside a portion of their budget at the beginning of each year to implement or overhaul their data protection system... and the most common response we hear is' I did it last year, it's not necessary'!

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My Data Protection Diary: When your Privacy Policy Does Not Comply with the General Data Protection Regulation...

My Data Protection Diary: When your Privacy Policy Does Not Comply with the General Data Protection Regulation...

Welcome back to the last page of the 2021 'My Data Protection Diary'.

Another challenging year is now over... For each of us there will have been days full of success and others full of challenges that have accompanied us in during the seasons this year.

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

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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My Data Protection Diary: Dear Chief Executive, this session is for you!

My Data Protection Diary: Dear Chief Executive, this session is for you!

It’s nearly time to say goodbye to August ... one of my favourite months, where the sun is shining, and the temperatures are close to the highest thresholds reached in the UK, though you wouldn’t necessarily realise that from the last few weeks.

Pen in hand and mind full of ideas, after an interesting meeting with Kellie on a topic very close to many of you, I am ready for this new page of my Diary ... dear Chief Executive, this session is for you.

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A Beginners Guide to The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

A Beginners Guide to The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Are you new to the GDPR or unsure how it affects you and your business? Our quick and easy to understand guide, provides everything a beginner needs to know when learning about the General Data Protection Regulations for the first time.

What does GDPR stand for?

GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation

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My Data Protection Diary: Privacy First… a new Approach!

My Data Protection Diary: Privacy First… a new Approach!

Welcome to the summer season of My Data Protection Diary. I can only be grateful to enjoy this sunshine and to tell you about one of the hottest conversations I have had with Kellie recently regarding the world of data protection.

And if the temperature is high, there is the topic I am about to tell you about... which is even more hot!

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My Data Protection Diary: Hybrid Working

My Data Protection Diary: Hybrid Working

Welcome to the new page of my Data Protection Diary, it will be an interesting session enriched by my enthusiasm to be able to return to an almost normal life.

Hearing about the reopening of bars and restaurants, planning summer holidays and going back to work in the office... excites me! After more than a year, our life will almost return to the way it was before.

And this is precisely the subject of this entry to my diary.

How Covid-19 has changed our habits, what our approach to work will be like in the coming months and how this will affect organisations with regards to their data protection systems.

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My Data Protection Diary: “How to Avoid Online Scams”

My Data Protection Diary: “How to Avoid Online Scams”

Welcome back to the new instalment of My Data Protection Diary. I am excited to write this page enjoying the fabulous sunshine over UK at the moment. Soak up the sunshine and start to write new data protection nuggets, this is my mantra for this fascinating topic.

The Databasix team have just concluded an interesting networking session organised by Mike Foster and Ben Thompson, where Kellie Peters was a guest speaker. During this session, our Data Rockstar presented different tips to avoid online scams. Seeing the interest from a lot of the networking members, it took me a second to decide on my topic for my fourth data protection diary of 2021. Now I’m sharing more details about 'how to avoid online scams'.

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How Many Data Protection Principles Are There?

The data protection principles are laid out and explained in Article 5 of the UK GDPR. These principles are the backbone of data protection, outlining the essentials to being compliant with GDPR when handling data, and your approach to processing personal data should be intrinsically tied to these principles.

Read more

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