Category: Data Protection

7 Questions to Ask When You Receive a Sales Call

We’ve all had it happen.  You’re just sitting down to dinner when the phone rings.  You’ve been waiting for a close friend to call, so you quickly answer without bothering to check the Caller ID.  Rather than the voice of your close pal on the other end, you hear the voice of a salesman with … Continued

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How Pseudonymisation Can Be Used Under GDPR

Those familiar with the General Data Protection Regulation will likely have come across the term “pseudonymisation”. The legislation requires the processing of personal data to be done in a way that protects an identifiable person. Data can no longer be used to identify an individual without their consent. The privacy of EU citizens is a … Continued

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Data Restriction Under GDPR, When and How It is Done

After a period of data discovery and mapping, a company can become more confident in its GDPR compliance. And yet, GDPR is unconquerable. It’s an ongoing process of monitoring data, deleting it and responding to the requests of data subjects. One such request under Article 18 of GDPR is the right to restrict processing. What … Continued

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How UK Workers are Handling Sensitive Data

Insider threat management company, ObserveIT, recently carried out a survey to gauge the understanding of privacy laws among 1000 US and UK employees. The results come a year after the launch of GDPR, which affects EU nations and global companies with EU customers. The findings are revealing. According to the poll, 35% of UK employees … Continued

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Study on GDPR Data Subjects and Their Awareness of Privacy Rights

A recent study, which was authorised by the European Commission, reveals a high level of public awareness on EU data protection rules. The Eurobarometer report marked the first anniversary of GDPR. While many companies still struggle with GDPR, evidence suggests their customers are far from in the dark on the subject. From 27000 European respondents … Continued

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