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Smart Data laws on the way?

Consumers and small businesses will benefit from better deals and savings through innovative services, thanks to new Smart Data laws proposed by government.

Are you recording customers’ contact details?

In a press release issued 10 September 2020, the Department for Health and Social Care has reminded affected businesses that they have a legal obligation to record the contact details of their customers, visitors and staff.

Retaining business records

Retaining business records is an important process, and care should be taken to ensure you are retaining the correct records and for the right length of time.

Retaining business records

Retaining business records is an important process, and care should be taken to ensure you are retaining the correct records and for the right length of time.

Charities: are you ready for GDPR?

Widely dubbed as the “biggest shake up of data protection laws for 20 years”, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will apply from 25 May 2018 for any organisation that holds or processes any EU personal data – charities included!  

Charities: are you ready for GDPR?

Widely dubbed as the “biggest shake up of data protection laws for 20 years”, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will apply from 25 May 2018 for any organisation that holds or processes any EU personal data – charities included!  

GDPR: How will it impact schools and academies?

It is now nine months to go until GDPR legislation comes into place. After a long four years of debating, during April 2016 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was ratified by the European Union and comes into place on the 25th May 2018.

GDPR: How will it impact schools and academies?

It is now nine months to go until GDPR legislation comes into place. After a long four years of debating, during April 2016 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was ratified by the European Union and comes into place on the 25th May 2018.

Are you up to date with GDPR?

Personal data is defined as ‘any information relating to a person who can be identified directly or indirectly ‘.  Personal data has been a topic of discussion over the last few years and no matter what industry you work in; you will almost certainly have come across how data is fiercely changing the face of the world, at a rapid rate!  

Are you up to date with GDPR?

Personal data is defined as ‘any information relating to a person who can be identified directly or indirectly ‘.  Personal data has been a topic of discussion over the last few years and no matter what industry you work in; you will almost certainly have come across how data is fiercely changing the face of the world, at a rapid rate!  

Data Penalty Warning!

Organisations – wherever they are based – will soon be subject to fines up to €20 million or four percent of their annual global turnover, whichever is greater if they fail to comply with new data protection laws.

Data Penalty Warning!

Organisations – wherever they are based – will soon be subject to fines up to €20 million or four percent of their annual global turnover, whichever is greater if they fail to comply with new data protection laws.