Category Archives: Protecting Reputation

Here we deal with:
1) Sustainable business practices,
2) Due Diligence & Reasonable Precautions,
3) Intellectual Property Protection

Unsolicited Marketing Emails

Recently we seem to have had a spate of marketing emails from people without any regard for the rules on privacy! We all make mistakes but a lack of knowledge of the rules puts their business reputation at risk and … Continue reading

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Cookie banner frustration

The European Commission has proposed new regulations that would limit the way companies track users on the internet. Part of that plan would see the removal of website banners that provide disclaimers on cookie policies and instead have the user’s … Continue reading

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Website security risks

The ICO has issued a £60,000 fine to Boomerang Video Ltd after it suffered a cyber attack. An investigation by the ICO found the Berkshire-based company failed to take basic steps to stop its website being attacked.

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Wetherspoons decided it’s safer to delete customer data – Developer Tech

Pub chain JD Wetherspoons has quite a fanbase in the UK, but the company has decided it’s safer to delete all its customer data than risk it being hacked. Source: Wetherspoons decided it’s safer to delete customer data – Developer … Continue reading

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Making unsolicited sales and marketing calls?

If you are going to telephone a business for unsolicited sales and marketing purposes you are legally required to make sure that they are not on the Corporate TPS. The Corporate Telephone Preference Service (CTPS) is the central opt out … Continue reading

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Crimson Crab talking about GDPR on 93.7 Express FM

The rules are changing on data protection, if you want to find out more, Rob from Crimson Crab will be talking to Miles Hensen on 93.7 Express FM’s Business Programme at 7pm on Thursday 29th June 2017. Many thanks to … Continue reading

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Global ransomware attack causes chaos

Global ransomware attack causes chaos – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-40416611

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Router Hack Risk

Router hack risk ‘not limited to Virgin Media’

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Do you totally rely on your spellchecker?

Do you obey your spellchecker religiously? Do you do everything it tells you to do even when you don’t know whether it’s right or wrong? Your spellchecker is only as good as your knowledge of the English language. Let me … Continue reading

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Online endorsements

As business owners we know that a positive online endorsement can help sell our products and services. Checking out blogs, vlogs and other online endorsements is an increasingly common way for people to decide what particular product or service to … Continue reading

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