Subject Access Requests

Subject Access Requests

A subject access request has landed on your desk. Don’t be tempted to push it to the corner and think ‘nothing to see here…’ Subject access requests need to be dealt with, promptly.  Here is a bit of information to help you out:   What is...
What is the Role of a Data Protection Officer?

What is the Role of a Data Protection Officer?

You’ve likely heard a lot about ‘DPOs’ since the GDPR came into force in May 2018. So what is a DPO and what does one do?  This blog takes you through FAQs about DPOs.   What is DPO? A data protection officer is a new position in the GDPR.  The...
Cookies — tasty treat or nefarious data gatherers?

Cookies — tasty treat or nefarious data gatherers?

Cookies — either a tasty little treat or …. data generated by a website and saved by your web browser to make the website work properly and/or remember information about you.  I’m fond of the first but dislike many of the second. Here’s a recent example of...
Do I need a UK Representative?

Do I need a UK Representative?

Brexit introduced many changes and one of them was the ‘UK GDPR.’ The UK GDPR is what the GDPR is now called in the UK. The EU still has the EU GDPR.  So, yes, there are now two of them! The UK GDPR is, for now, basically a mirror of the EU GDPR....
Do I need an EU Representative?

Do I need an EU Representative?

It’s been almost a full month since the UK left the EU and Brexit has introduced a variety of different issues. One of the issues that organisations must consider is ‘do I need an EU Representative?”  This blog will help you to understand what an EU...