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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 in light of GDPR

    Editors note: This post was originally published in April 2018 and has been refreshed to provide additional information.

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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

    This GDPR readiness questionnaire will assist you to establish effective GDPR procedures and controls, or serve as a double check if you already have ...

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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

    Why managing vulnerable customers has never been more important With GDPR, comes a widening in scope of what constitutes personal data and a reclassif...

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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 came into effect in May 2018, bringing with it new rules to better protect individuals' personal data. 

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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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    Facebook value drops $50bn after data scandal

    Facebook's value has dropped $50bn following the data scandal which saw 50 million users' personal data being scraped and shared with data firm Cambri...

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    The ONE Element of GDPR That Will Catch You Out...

    How prepared is your firm for GDPR? GDPR has been with us for a while now, since 25th May 2018 to be exact. But, how well do you think your firm's pre...

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    10 tips to safeguard your reputation post-GDPR

    Elizabeth Denham, the UK's Information Commissioner, has accused the media of scaremongering by focusing too much on the fines that may be imposed onc...

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    5 steps to stay compliant when sharing data under GDPR

    On 25th May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) brought significant changes to data protection laws. The new regulation aims to harmon...

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    6 ways to protect health data under GDPR

    Healthcare providers have been advised to strengthen their data protection controls before GDPR, following a series of breaches.

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