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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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Late payments

The government has launched the Small Business Commissioner (SBC) complaints scheme, giving small businesses (essentially, those with a staff headcount of less than 50) an extra means of holding larger businesses to account if there are problems about getting paid. … Continue reading

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Free GDPR guide for charities. 

The Charity Finance Group (CFG) has launched a new free guide for charities on the General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) (GDPR) . The guide aims to help charity trustees, staff and volunteers understand the practical impact that the GDPR … Continue reading

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Charities and safeguarding

The Charity Commission has published a new strategy for dealing with safeguarding issues in charities. It stresses the duty of charity trustees to proactively safeguard and promote the welfare of their charity’s beneficiaries. Get a copy.

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Data Protection Prosecution

The High Court said that Wm Morrisons Supermarkets PLC, was vicariously liable for the deliberate and criminal disclosure by a rogue employee of personal data belonging to co-workers. (Various claimants v Wm Morrisons Supermarket PLC [2017] EWHC3113 (QB))

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The Data Protection Bill

The UK’s third generation of data protection law has entered Parliament. The Data Protection Bill was published on 14 September 2017 and aims to modernise data protection laws to ensure they are effective in the years to come.  The Information … Continue reading

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Notification under the Data Protection law

When the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) come into effect next year there will no longer be a requirement to notify the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) as there is now. There is a provision in the Digital Economy Act which … Continue reading

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What is personal data?

For the purposes of the Data Protection Act the quick definition is data which identifies a living individual. The Information Commissioners Office has put together a quick reference guide to help. Please click here to access the guide which will … Continue reading

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