Understanding and monitoring the data assets your organisation holds is crucial since knowing whether data is personal or not determines the application of EU Data Protection Law. Whereas the processing of personal data may be vital for providing your services
Our mobile devices play a central role in our lives today. Whether they be smartphones, tablets or in other forms such as wearables. They are the first devices to hand when managing our digital lives – both personal and business
ISO27701 is set to be the international standard for Privacy Information Management Systems (PIMS). It allows organisations that have already achieved ISO 27001 to align their privacy and Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) and demonstrate an appropriate control environment. In
Data protection legislation now regulates every aspect of processing personal data, and your web presence is your shop window for your customers and a visible testament to how you treat their personal data. It is often your primary channel for
Shaping the Future of International Transfers of Personal Data – CIPL Publishes Their Take on the Development of the Next Generation Standard Contractual Clauses
On August 7 the Centre of Information Policy Leadership (CIPL) published their white paper titled: “Key Issues Relating to Standard Contractual Clauses for International Transfers and the Way Forward for New Standard Contractual Clauses under the GDPR,” as part of
The lack of awareness around mental health leads individuals, patients or not, to look for answers to questions about mental health conditions online. The paradox lies in the ease with which we tend to share information, assumptions or inferences about
There has been an ongoing discussion regarding the reporting of breaches to National Authorities since Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) went live just over a year ago. Pinsent Mason’s law firm, in their recent review of reporting of personal data breaches
The new world economy relies on data-driven technologies and systems. Data is knowledge and innovation, ensuring scientific progress. There is a strong debate on whether the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) constitutes an enabler or hindrance for scientific research.
European Data Protection Supervisor Publishes information note on international data transfers after Brexit
On July 16, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) published an information note detailing the different scenarios which may arise for international transfers of personal data to the United Kingdom from the EU in the event of a deal/no-deal Brexit.
Privacy frameworks are a maturing area, much like Security Frameworks have been in the past decades. Publications such as the ISO/IEC 27001 series of information security standards together provide a framework for risk management through information security best practices and
Many organisations use GPS tracking in the vehicles they operate claiming necessity for protection against theft, general fleet management and monitoring deliveries, etc. One of the first rulings under GDPR and Germany’s updated Data Protection Act (BDSG-new), has provided clearer