GDPR seminar – Feb 6

GDPR seminar invitation

I've presented at many external seminars recently about GDPR. This time I'm hosting my own (free) breakfast seminar in central London on February 6 with Jim Sneddon of Assuredata.  If you're ready for GDPR Day on May 25, that's great but if you're not and would like to attend, email me asap as spaces are … Continue reading GDPR seminar – Feb 6


What to do in a personal data breach

"We are serious about the handling of personal data and keep all your data secure." Everybody says that, don't they? That doesn't necessarily mean they won't commit a personal data breach though. Some breaches arise because of poor security which fails to prevent hackers. Others are due to carelessness or accidents by employees. Many people … Continue reading What to do in a personal data breach

Can you snoop on staff?

If you snoop on your staff's communications, you might need to adjust your policies.

GDPR in Germany. What you can expect?

The German approach to GDPR has led to confusion, so I've asked Carolin Küll, a lawyer and data protection expert at Kleiner Rechtsanwälte in Düsseldorf to clarify.

GDPR Fact Sheet

As awareness grows about GDPR, more people are asking me about it and how I can help. My fact sheet should help.

Great Repeal Bill: I’m Henry VIII, I Am

Henry VIII

This is not a post about the pros and cons of Brexit but it is worth summarising what's happening. I'll also touch upon the so-called "Henry VIII powers".

UK introduces new Data Protection Bill, because, you know, GDPR

Digital Minister Matt Hancock has confirmed the UK government will introduce a new data protection law. "It will provide everyone with the confidence that their data will be managed securely and safely blah blah." The statement of intent (PDF) then lists the changes under GDPR. What many don't understand - or care about - is that GDPR is … Continue reading UK introduces new Data Protection Bill, because, you know, GDPR