Personal Data Protection

Why appoint an outsourced Data Protection Officer (DPO)?

Earlier in this series of blogs we looked at the value that the Data Protection Officer (DPO) can bring to your organisation. We looked then …

Personal Data Protection

Data Protection and Direct Marketing

Direct marketing consists of any marketing that relies on direct communication with individuals (data subjects). You are most likely on the receiving end of direct …

Personal Data Protection

UK GDPR – The seven principles of data processing

UK GDPR Article 5 sets out seven key principles which lie at the heart of all personal data processing. There are two paragraphs that stand …

Personal Data Protection

Do you have a data protection training plan?

One of the seven data processing principles of the UK GDPR is ‘accountability’.  You must be able to demonstrate, to both external and internal data …

Personal Data Protection

Do we need to pay the ICO Data Protection Fee?

Have you had a letter from the ICO about the data protection fee? Have you carried out a self-assessment to see if you should be …