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.
Did you know it is now a legal requirement to consider data protection and privacy issues upfront in everything you do to help ensure both compliance and accountability?
Description: In the four weeks since the World Health Organisation classed the Corona Virus as a pandemic, Governments across the world have been implementing strict lockdown measures. For many businesses, this has meant the closure of their offices and a swift migration to working from home. The adoption of new online tools to support businesses with their remote working has been nothing short of seismic.
Description: The current situation with the coronavirus means inboxes are filling up (once again) with companies sending out information about their response, messages from CEOs, or offering services that may be of use to us all in these strangest of times. 'It's GDPR all over again' we've heard you cry!
Description: In light of the emerging Coronavirus Pandemic many businesses large and small are identifying ways to work flexibly. Businesses are also expected to collect personal health data relating to the Coronavirus on individuals (including employees, visitors and contractor etc.). At Databasix UK, we wanted to provide practical advice on the data protection risks you should take into account when: