Compliance and Data Protection Blog

Master your GDPR employee training with 3 simple steps

How your company complies with GDPR has a lot to do with how aware your individual employees are. Your staff doesn’t need to be reminded of the importance of privacy, but they may need better training to understand exactly how to live up to the expectations of data controllers today. We’ll look at three ways … Continued

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GDPR and direct marketing. What the ICO’s enforcement action against Experian tells us. Weekly Digest 44

After taking a week’s breather, it’s again an action by the ICO that draws my attention. On Tuesday, the ICO issued an enforcement notice to Experian. Experian was one of three credit reference agencies that the ICO has been auditing for the last two years after a complaint from Privacy International. As I’ve mentioned in … Continued

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How to Reduce Compliance Risks with Your Corporate Blog ?

Corporations rely on their blogs for any number of benefits. Not only is it a smart way to improve your search rankings, but it’s also an excellent way to improve your communication channels. Blogs that focus on providing real solutions to the reader send strong messages to customers (and potential customers) that their needs take … Continued

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What to expect with the new ICO data subject access request guidelines

The ICO recently published new guidelines to further explain the rules regarding a data subject access request (DSAR). This was welcome news for a number of people who were confused about certain scenarios. We’ll look at the basics of the DSAR and how the ICO is providing more concrete examples for data controllers to better … Continued

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3 steps you need to take for a Legitimate Interest assessment

A Legitimate Interest Impact Assessments (LIA) is a specific type of risk assessment, and as such, needs to be treated with some degree of gravity. If you choose to rely on legitimate interests, you are taking on extra responsibility for considering and protecting people’s rights and interests. The legitimate interests can be your own interests … Continued

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