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BBC GDPR Quiz – Third time lucky!

With GDPR looming you may wish to try this Quiz from the BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-44224802 If you need help with your compliance please see https://crimsoncrab.net/our-solutions/data-protection-compliance/ With thanks to Peter at PPG Proofreading for highlighting the Quiz.

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GDPR – Exactly what can we do to approach unknown prospects by mail or email?

This is actually a question about the Privacy & Electronic Communication Regulations (PECR) although GDPR does have an impact. PECR restrict unsolicited marketing by phone, fax, email, text, or other electronic message. There are different rules for different types of … Continue reading

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GDPR – Getting business cards at meetings…. How to process them

This is personal data if it identifies an individual e.g. someones name in which case the GDPR apply. You must not do anything which the subject would not expect. So if you are handed a business card by all means … Continue reading

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GDPR – Names & addresses collected in the normal course of business?

This is personal data – data which identifies an individual and therefore the GDPR applies.

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GDPR – Phone data (numbers, names etc.,)

This is personal data – data which identifies an individual and therefore the GDPR applies.

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GDPR – Where do I stop?

There are a number of continuing obligations and compliance monitoring requirements under GDPR. Key people in the business must demonstrate support for the law and promote a positive culture of data protection compliance.

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GDPR – Where do I start?

Carry out an information audit to map data flows. Document what personal data you hold, where it came from, who you share it with and what you do with it.

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Feedback

On 8th February we were extremely pleased to receive a lovely review on Google: “Wonderful service. I had quite a complex set of privacy policy and terms of use documents. Rob not only kept me up to date but also was able … Continue reading

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European Commission GDPR guidance

The European Commission has published guidance on the EU data protection rules under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The guidance outlines what the European Commission, national data protection authorities and national administrations still need to do to bring preparations … Continue reading

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Office for Product Safety and Standards

The government has accepted the recommendations of the Working Group on Product Recalls and Safety and set out its plans for implementing them, including the establishment of a new Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS). Priorities for the OPSS … Continue reading

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