GDPR: Dealing with Consent

There is much discussion around the matter of consent, and sadly there are many misconceptions that are leading to concern about how to obtain it. It is not true, for example, that data can only be processed where consent has been given. There may well be an alternative basis on which data can be processed. … Continue reading GDPR: Dealing with Consent

GDPR: The New Data Protection Fee

Under the new 2018 General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), organisations who are data controllers, in other words who make decisions about data and how it is processed, must pay the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) a data protection fee, unless they fall into a category that is exempt. Previously organisations were required to notify or register … Continue reading GDPR: The New Data Protection Fee

GDPR: Continuing the Journey to Compliance

You may be wondering what direction to take in your preparation and planning for compliance under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) due to come into force on the 25th May 2018. The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has put together a checklist to help you on your GDPR journey. Answering ‘yes’ to every question does … Continue reading GDPR: Continuing the Journey to Compliance