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

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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

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.

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