Can you snoop on staff?

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

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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

GDPR will kill our business

Cry

I've heard and read this a lot recently: "GDPR will kill our business." In the same way that health & safety legislation killed manufacturing when that was first introduced? Or anti-discrimination laws killed off the service sector? Or the Highway Code and speeding laws killed off motor transport? This is, of course, typical knee-jerk reactionism. Nobody … Continue reading GDPR will kill our business

Your data is now my no.1 priority…and other GDPR observations

Priority - NOW

I've given several talks and been featured in videos recently about GDPR. Here are some of my observations from those. TL;DR: If you have taken no steps to be GDPR compliant, then you could be one of the first to get into trouble under the new law. If you have taken steps, you're better off … Continue reading Your data is now my no.1 priority…and other GDPR observations