Tag Archives: Data Protection

BBC News: GDPR: ‘Don’t panic!’ data watchdog tells firms

I saw this on the BBC and thought you should see it: GDPR: ‘Don’t panic!’ data watchdog tells firms – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-44208456

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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 – 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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Data protection: Why you’re getting so many emails about privacy

From the BBC: Data protection: Why you’re getting so many emails about privacy – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-43909196

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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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BBC News: UK regulator has ‘huge concerns’ over Uber breach

The UK regulator, the ICO, has ‘huge concerns’ over Uber breach – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-42079937

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How long does personal data have to be stored under the data protection law?

The short answer is no longer than necessary. Personal data will need to be retained for longer in some cases than in others. How long you retain different categories of personal data should be based on individual business needs. A … Continue reading

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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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