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DQM GRC acquired by GRC International Group plc

by Peter Galdies / 13 Mar, 2019
DQM GRC is now part of GRC International Group plc, a leading supplier of governance, risk and compliance products and services.
Personal Information Data Subject Access Request

A straightforward approach to handling Subject Access Requests

by Peter Galdies / 08 Mar, 2019
Subject Access Requests don’t have to be slow, expensive and risky. This nine step process outlines how you can take the stress away.

The Labour Party reminds MPs about GDPR obligations

by Peter Galdies / 01 Mar, 2019
The Labour Party has sent a reminder to MPs about its GDPR obligations attempted access personal data by unuathorised users.
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Google under investigation by ICO for “forced consent”

by Peter Galdies / 12 Feb, 2019
The Information Commissioner's Office is investigating Google after a number of complaints were received regarding "forced consent"
Data Protection Day 2019

January 28th - Data Protection Day

by Peter Galdies / 28 Jan, 2019
Data Protection Day was launched by the Council of Europe in 2006 and is now celebrated globally every year on the 28th of January. Business has its part to play too...

Google gets 50 million euro GDPR fine for lack of transparency

by Peter Galdies / 22 Jan, 2019

Google has been hit with a 50 million euro fine concluding that personalisation of advertisements was conducted with a lack of transparency & consent.

Third Party Data Flows

6 Steps for Managing the GDPR Third-Party Threat

by Peter Galdies / 14 Jan, 2019

Third party processors are intrinsic to most businesses operations. This article discusses a 6 step process for managing the GDPR privacy risks they represent.

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SCL fined £15,000 for failing to respond to DSAR

by Peter Galdies / 11 Jan, 2019

SCL Elections, the parent company of troubled Cambridge Analytica, has been fined £15,000 by the ICO for failing to fulfill a data subject access request from a US citizen.

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Elizabeth Denham awarded CBE in Honours List

by Peter Galdies / 02 Jan, 2019

Congratulations to the UK Information Comissioner, Elizabeth Denham who has been awarded a CBE in this years New Year Honours List.

"No-deal" Brexit and Privacy Regulation

Government updates GDPR for a "No Deal" Brexit

by Peter Galdies / 13 Dec, 2018

The ICO has issued guidance and the government has proposed regulation on how organisations can start preparing for data protection compliance if the UK should leave the EU on 29 March 2019 with a "no deal" Brexit.