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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.

data fines

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.

Elizabeth Denham

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.

GDPR and Brexit

GDPR and the Draft Brexit Withdrawal Agreement

by Peter Galdies / 22 Nov, 2018

The Draft Brexit Withdrawal Agreement was published on the 14th November. So how will this much-discussed 500+ page text change how the UK approaches data protection and GDPR?

Using consent to build loyalty with consumers

by Peter Galdies / 20 Aug, 2018

Individuals are exercising their GDPR rights and, for many, data consent has become an on/off affair. Our consent whitepaper describes how to use consent to bring customers back into contact by strengthening the data-value exchange.

GDPR Toolkit wins Best GDPR Programme Award

by Peter Galdies / 29 Jun, 2018

DQM GRC wins prestigious award for it's successful GDPR ToolKit solution.

GDPR and Technology Research

by Peter Galdies / 21 Jun, 2018

This report provides compelling evidence of the key trends that are taking place among consumers and how businesses are using technology to meet the GDPR challenge.