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    Data Protection Compliance in Times of Disruption

    GDPR compliance becomes more challenging than ever during times of disruption. To maintain data protection compliance you will need to focus and prior...

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    How Will Brexit Affect GDPR?

    What implications does the UK leaving the European Union have for the GDPR? Will anything change? We answer your most frequently asked questions.

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    8 Tips for GDPR Compliance When Sharing Data

    Before you transfer personal data to other organisations, especially outside the EEA, you need to stop and think about the GDPR implications.

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    Biggest GDPR Fines of 2020

    Breaching the GDPR can cost you up to €20m or 4% of annual global turnover. Which is why we are tracking the size and reasons for the biggest GDPR fin...

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    Biggest GDPR Fines of 2019

    Penalties for breaching the GDPR can reach up to €20 million or 4% of annual global turnover, whichever is highest. We examine the size and reasons fo...

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    Top 10 Frequently Asked Questions About GDPR

    The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) ushered in a new era in the protection of personal data in 2018. Any company deemed non-compliant faces ...

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    Data Protection: Is Corporate Confidence Misplaced?

    The Skillcast Compliance Insights Survey found 4 in 5 employees & their managers believed that they understand & comply with data protection legislati...

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    Highlights from the GDPR 2019 Summit

    Almost a year on from the implementation of the GDPR, Skillcast held a breakfast forum for its clients at South Place Hotel. During this session, Skil...

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    The biggest fines for data breaches pre and post GDPR

    Since the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on 25 May 2018, the focus on data is bigger than ever, and the price for comp...

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    Why you need a Data Protection Officer

    Ever wondered whether you need a Data Protection Officer (DPO)? If you haven't appointed a DPO but are thinking if you should have done, we are here t...

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    The Key to GDPR Compliance Lies with People Not Just Systems

    Although this may seem an unusual way to start thinking about the GDPR, but consider the question – "What do you think will be the root cause of most ...

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    GDPR Self-Assessment Questionnaire

    Our GDPR questionnaire will help you to establish effective GDPR procedures and controls, or serve as a benchmark your existing processes.

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    General Data Protection Regulation – Just an EU Thing – Right?

    GDPR applies to all EU member states, but what is different about the way the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is implemented within the EU m...

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    GDPR and Management of Vulnerable Customers

    With GDPR, comes a widening in scope of what constitutes personal data and a reclassification of sensitive data, to special categories of personal dat...

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    Personal Data Under GDPR - A Whole New World?

    What constitutes personal data under GDPR? With GDPR, comes a widening in scope of what constitutes personal data. Historically, we have taken persona...

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    GDPR – New Fines – New Approach to Data Retention?

    It has long been accepted that data protection, has by and large been a poor relation in the world of compliance, and in particular never been a good ...

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    GDPR – Age of Consent – No Longer Child’s Play

    GDPR brought with it new rules to better protect personal data. Not only to protect adults privacy, but also to guard children against exploitation. S...

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    GDPR – No more Data Subject Access Request Fees!

    Under GDPR, Article 12 (5), a response to a Data Subject Access Request (DSAR) must now be provided free of charge, unless the request is deemed to be...

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    Facebook scores badly on GDPR principles

    As the fallout continues following the data scandal embracing Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, after facing heavy criticism for his long silence, its...

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    Pick a number… What should the GDPR fine be?

    Arguably the reputational damage done to Facebook and the ensuing #deletefacebook campaign in the wake of its recent data scandal will hit it much har...

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