Category: Compliance

European Court invalidates Privacy Shield. What you should do now?

On Thursday, 16 July, the European Court of Justice issued a judgement which invalidates the use of the US Privacy Shield as a lawful basis for exporting personal data from the EU to the US. Guidance from supervisory authorities suggests that, if you are currently using Privacy Shield, to please continue to do so until new … Continued

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Spreadsheets and the risk to GDPR compliance.

The head of the organisation is responsible for demonstrating compliance. While some sole proprietors may find little risk in the use of spreadsheets, they are certainly in the minority. Using spreadsheets for compliance may increase the risk of non-compliance in your organisation. Many accountants will tell you about the security nightmare that is spreadsheet-accounting. And … Continued

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Did You Know GDPR Compliance Can Boost The Performance Of Your Company?

More than a year after it came into force, many companies are still not fully compliant with GDPR. What are the benefits for those which are? By embracing GDPR rather than resenting it, you might improve the performance of your business inside and out. That’s what a new report from the Capgemini Research Institute indicates, … Continued

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5 Barriers Hindering GDPR Compliance

Data security is no longer a suggested practice; it’s mandated. In 2018, security breaches compromised more than 4.5 billion data records worldwide. The blame no longer falls on anonymous hackers hiding in dark places on the internet. The EU is holding businesses accountable for protecting consumer data with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a law … Continued

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