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    GDPR Age of Consent Isn't 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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    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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    GDPR Self-Assessment Questionnaire

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

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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 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

    Two internationally recognised experts speak about the realities of companies acting under the GDPR and the more recent PECR regulation at Skillcast's...

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    The Biggest Fines for Data Breaches Pre & 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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    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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    General Data Protection Regulation – Just an EU Thing – Right?

    Unlike the 1995 Directive, the GDPR is not a Directive, guidance or best practice. It did not need adaptation and transposition into member state law,...

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    GDPR & 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?

    With GDPR, comes a widening in scope of what constitutes personal data. Historically, we have taken it to mean any data from which a living individual...

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    GDPR – New Fines – New Approach to Data Retention?

    Data protection has long been a poor relation in the world of compliance, a particular issue when it so often conflicts with money laundering regulati...

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    GDPR Data Subject Access Request Fees

    Under GDPR, fees can only be charged for data access if the subject's request is repetitive, excessive or unfounded. But the burden of proof rests wit...

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    Facebook scores badly on GDPR principles

    Following the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook accepted that it needed to do more to ensure that data protection principles are applied and GDPR ...

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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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