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. It covers a range of issues: When does GDPR become enforceable? Why is the law changing? Does GPPR affect everyone? What does GDPR entail? Scope of personal data GDPR principles of data processing … Continue reading GDPR Fact Sheet

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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

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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

Ask the Experts: Episode 6

Episode 6 was the final one (of Season 1) so we did something a little different. We answered the viewer's questions live on air. We covered a range of issues and revisited some topics we had discussed during the season including "What does GDPR mean in simple terms" "Does the public sector have a de facto … Continue reading Ask the Experts: Episode 6

GDPR: Episode 3

The General Data Protection Regulation is the big topic at the moment. In episode 1 of Technology & the Law we looked at GDPR in relation to data location. In episode 3 we looked more broadly at GDPR issues. There is no magic wand which a consultant can wave to make you GDPR compliant: you … Continue reading GDPR: Episode 3

GDPR & data location: Episode 1

Technology & the Law episode 1: GDPR and data location

Did you catch episode 1 of Technology & the Law? We covered GDPR and data location and on the panel there was: - Me (Frank Jennings, Wallace LLP) - Sue MacLure, PSONA - Chris Bridgland, Veritas - Rick Powles, Druva - John Easton, IBM If you didn't see it live, watch the recording here. And don’t … Continue reading GDPR & data location: Episode 1

Technology & the Law: lights, camera, action!

Technology & the Law Talk Show

My new talk show goes live Friday 19 May at 2.30pm. It will run for 6 weeks and will cover a number of topical legal issues. I'll be speaking to four experts on each show and the first is about GDPR and data location, the second (Friday May 26) is about cloud contracting risks. It's … Continue reading Technology & the Law: lights, camera, action!