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GDPR Risk Of Buy-in Data
6/14/2019 12:04:16 PM by Adam Brogden
If you are buying-in data to use in your marketing campaigns then you need to be very careful. GDPR and PECR mean that for marketing companies consent is probably your only totally safe lawful basis to process a persons data, if you are buying in data then you are going to be relying on legitimate interest as your lawful basis.
If you are buying-in data to use in your marketing campaigns then you need to be very careful. GDPR and PECR mean that for marketing companies consent is probably your only totally safe lawful basis to process a persons data, if you are buying in data then you are going to be relying on legitimate interest as your lawful basis.

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Rules On Emails, Text, And Phone Calls
6/13/2019 11:41:16 AM by Adam Brogden
GDPR applies to pretty much any processing of personal data, but don’t forget that if you use any sort of electronic communication then additional rules called the Privacy of Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR) also apply. These apply to email, text, phone calls and fax marketing and apply in all cases. The ICO provide lots of information but very little help.
GDPR applies to pretty much any processing of personal data, but don’t forget that if you use any sort of electronic communication then additional rules called the Privacy of Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR) also apply. These apply to email, text, phone calls and fax marketing and apply in all cases. The ICO provide lots of information but very little help.

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GDPR SAR Request Advice
6/11/2019 12:37:24 PM by Adam Brogden
Have you received a Subject Access Request? If so you need to take action to avoid enforcement action from the ICO and even worse legal action from the person submitting the SAR. The problem is that SARs are not always obvious. GDPR says that’s SAR can be issued to you in pretty much any way.
Have you received a Subject Access Request? If so you need to take action to avoid enforcement action from the ICO and even worse legal action from the person submitting the SAR. The problem is that SARs are not always obvious. GDPR says that’s SAR can be issued to you in pretty much any way.

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GDPR Controller Or Processor?
6/10/2019 12:13:04 PM by Adam Brogden
nderstanding your role in relation to the personal data you are processing is crucial in ensuring compliance with the GDPR and the fair treatment of individuals. Your obligations under the GDPR will vary depending on whether you are a controller, joint controller or processor.
nderstanding your role in relation to the personal data you are processing is crucial in ensuring compliance with the GDPR and the fair treatment of individuals. Your obligations under the GDPR will vary depending on whether you are a controller, joint controller or processor.

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More About GDPR And The NHS Privacy And Security Toolkit
6/7/2019 4:37:45 PM by Adam Brogden
The NHS Security and Protection Toolkit has over 70 different questions relating to data protection and data security. Many of these relate to GDPR principles although they don’t specifically refer to GDPR. Your GDPR packs will help you meet all these requirements and we will of course help you understand how these apply to you.
The NHS Security and Protection Toolkit has over 70 different questions relating to data protection and data security. Many of these relate to GDPR principles although they don’t specifically refer to GDPR. Your GDPR packs will help you meet all these requirements and we will of course help you understand how these apply to you.

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NHS Data Protection Toolkit. Register Now!
6/6/2019 12:46:57 PM by Adam Brogden
>According to the NHS Data Security and Protection Toolkit website, over 27,000 organisations have published the self-assessment toolkit. If you have not completed yours you need to do it now!
>According to the NHS Data Security and Protection Toolkit website, over 27,000 organisations have published the self-assessment toolkit. If you have not completed yours you need to do it now!

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Do you understand your Lawful Basis?
6/5/2019 12:59:55 PM by Adam Brogden
Understanding your Lawful Basis for collecting data is an absolutely fundamental part of GDPR. The regulations include specific reasons and situations under which it is reasonable to collect data. These 6 categories are defined in the regulations and it is your responsibility to ensure that you only collect, store, or process data where you have one of these lawful reasons.
Understanding your Lawful Basis for collecting data is an absolutely fundamental part of GDPR. The regulations include specific reasons and situations under which it is reasonable to collect data. These 6 categories are defined in the regulations and it is your responsibility to ensure that you only collect, store, or process data where you have one of these lawful reasons.

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GDPR One Year On
6/3/2019 5:04:58 PM by Adam Brogden
For many companies GDPR has had little effect, many companies have still not completed any sort of GDPR preparation and those that did complete their documents have probably not experienced any sort of issue or complaint. However, things are about to change! The ICO is promising to keep up the pressure on companies to comply and is shifting the focus from GDPR being a tick-box exercise to one where the companies are accountable for their actions.
For many companies GDPR has had little effect, many companies have still not completed any sort of GDPR preparation and those that did complete their documents have probably not experienced any sort of issue or complaint. However, things are about to change! The ICO is promising to keep up the pressure on companies to comply and is shifting the focus from GDPR being a tick-box exercise to one where the companies are accountable for their actions.

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When Can You Use Legitimate Interest?
5/31/2019 11:59:48 AM by Adam Brogden
As part of your GDPR preparations you need to ensure that you have a lawful basis to collect, store, or process data. The lawful basis depends on the nature of your organisation you’re your relationship with the data subject. Many companies believe that Legitimate Interest is the easiest lawful basis and opt for this as the basis of their GDPR preparations.
As part of your GDPR preparations you need to ensure that you have a lawful basis to collect, store, or process data. The lawful basis depends on the nature of your organisation you’re your relationship with the data subject. Many companies believe that Legitimate Interest is the easiest lawful basis and opt for this as the basis of their GDPR preparations.

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Do You Use AI And Clever Tech?
5/30/2019 1:01:24 PM by Adam Brogden
GDPR is complicated enough but as soon as you start using AI and processing biometric data the GDPR world gets even more complicated.
GDPR is complicated enough but as soon as you start using AI and processing biometric data the GDPR world gets even more complicated.

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NHS Security and Protection Toolkit - Incident Reporting
5/29/2019 2:02:14 PM by Adam Brogden
Any sort of data breach is likely to be stressful and should definitely be avoided. If you collect, store, or process about any NHS patient you now have additional responsibilities. As part of the new NHS data protection toolkit a new incident reporting tool has been launched, this forms part of the Data Security and Protection Toolkit.
Any sort of data breach is likely to be stressful and should definitely be avoided. If you collect, store, or process about any NHS patient you now have additional responsibilities. As part of the new NHS data protection toolkit a new incident reporting tool has been launched, this forms part of the Data Security and Protection Toolkit.

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NHS Data Security and Protection Toolkit Documents
5/28/2019 12:58:05 PM by Adam Brogden
All organisations that have access to NHS patient data and systems – including NHS Trusts, primary care and social care providers and commercial third parties – must complete the new NHS Toolkit to provide assurance that they are practising good data security and that personal information is handled correctly.
All organisations that have access to NHS patient data and systems – including NHS Trusts, primary care and social care providers and commercial third parties – must complete the new NHS Toolkit to provide assurance that they are practising good data security and that personal information is handled correctly.

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NHS Data Security and Protection Toolkit Help
5/28/2019 12:09:38 PM by Adam Brogden
Anyone that handles data about NHS patients should read this. Care homes, rest homes, nursing homes, and any care providers that have access to patient data now have to complete a complicated self-assessment toolkit.
Anyone that handles data about NHS patients should read this. Care homes, rest homes, nursing homes, and any care providers that have access to patient data now have to complete a complicated self-assessment toolkit.

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Amazon MarketPlace Web Service Documentation
5/23/2019 4:14:14 PM by Adam Brogden
We have analysed the Amazon [AMS] web service requirements and produced a table showing where our Optindigo documentation pack can help you meet the administrative requirements. If you wish to have a copy of this document sent to you, let us know and we will email you a copy.
We have analysed the Amazon [AMS] web service requirements and produced a table showing where our Optindigo documentation pack can help you meet the administrative requirements. If you wish to have a copy of this document sent to you, let us know and we will email you a copy.

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Amazon Marketplace Web Service GDPR Requirements
5/23/2019 12:13:12 PM by Adam Brogden
Do you sell on Amazon Marketplace? Have you been asked to complete a huge pile of compliance activities? Don’t panic, we can help! In summary, Amazon have defined a set of technical, administrative and physical security requirements that all vendors may need to abide by.
Do you sell on Amazon Marketplace? Have you been asked to complete a huge pile of compliance activities? Don’t panic, we can help! In summary, Amazon have defined a set of technical, administrative and physical security requirements that all vendors may need to abide by.

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