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Data Protection by Design and BY Default

Data protection by design and default is nothing new. But, while privacy by design was good practice under the Data Protection Act of 1998, data protection by design and by default are legal requirements of Article 25 of the GDPR. Here’s how data protection by design...

Danish Authority Data Protection Breach
Danish Authority Data Protection Breach

The Danish data protection authority ('Datatilsynet') announced, on 20th August 2020, that it had itself suffered a personal data breach. The breach was the discovery of its paper waste containing confidential and sensitive information about citizens and employees....

Data protection health-checks
Data protection health-checks

Why is a Data Protection Health Check important? GDPR, other regulations and data protection best practices are not one time operations. They aren't set and forget They are on-going, living projects that require constant attention and maintenance. The GDPR Compliance...

Business as usual for the GDPR following Brexit
Business as usual for the GDPR following Brexit

The U.K. Information Commissioner’s Office said it is “business as usual for data protection”. The EU General Data Protection Regulation will continue to apply as the United Kingdom has now left the European Union. A Brexit transition has now begun, running through to...

Internal Data Protection Policy
Internal Data Protection Policy

Howard Freeman – 28th February, 2019 The Creation of an Internal Data Protection Policy is a good way to start your compliance journey with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). As interpretation of the regulation can be complex and challenging for most...

Data Protection Officer as a Service
Data Protection Officer as a Service

Why do you need a Data Protection Officer and why would you have a Data Protection Officer as a service? A key requirement of the GDPR is demonstrable compliance and having a DPO is one of the key ways of achieving this. The GDPR Compliance Consultancy can provide the...

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