Eleanor Roosevelt once stated that you should "learn from the mistakes of others. You can't live long enough to make them all yourself". This quote resonates with Kellie and Regina as they believe that you can learn from every personal data breach that has occurred, regardless of how large or small it is.
On many an occasion over the past 2 years, we have either been told or overheard someone saying "GDPR says no...". Our instinctive reaction is, "but does it really say that?". 9 times out of 10 our answer would be, "no, GDPR does not say that". For example:
The UK officially left the EU on 31st January 2020, and we are now in a period of transition. With less than four months until the end of transition period (31/12/2020) and negotiations on-going between the UK and the EU, organisations need to prepare for a no-deal. What does this mean for Data Protection?
One of the most popular and regularly asked question we get is "how long can we keep personal data?'
For many organisations building a reliable and maintained retention schedule is really "too challenging" as they "do not have the time to invest into building one", especially as "we can keep data forever, right?".
The relaxation of lockdown has commenced, but the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on law firms is far from over and the turmoil is expected to continue for months and probably, years. Regulatory risk (SRA and the ICO) on one hand is juxtaposed with tangible business opportunity on the other.
The HealthTech industry is estimated to be worth £36bn Healthtech is now the second biggest sub-set of the UK tech sector, after fintech, and there are more than 100 healthtech companies that are valued between £200m and £800m, with the potential to become £1bn businesses.
Description: Very much like your annual MOT reminder, your GDPR compliance service is Now Due!
On 25th May 2020 The General Data Protection Regulation ('GDPR') was be 2 years old! It is hard to believe that it has been 2 years since the GDPR came into force.