Monthly Archives: September 2017

data breach reporting – 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th busting myths from the ICO

What is ‘high risk’ in the context of data breach reporting or notification under the GDPR? According to the ICO’s website on breach notification: When do individuals have to be notified? Where a breach is likely to result in a high risk to the rights and freedoms of individuals, you must notify those concerned directly. [...]

UK Data Protection Bill

The Data Protection Bill (HL Bill 66) was introduced into the House of Lords on 13 September 2017. The published Bill. The press release from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport. The Bill implements the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and will replace the Data Protection Act 1998.

4th busting myths from the ICO

Here’s the 4th myths from the ICO. Myth #4 GDPR is an unnecessary burden on organisations. Fact The new regime is an evolution in data protection, not a revolution. Read the ICO blog on GDPR is an evolution in data protection, not a burdensome revolution

Consent for GDPR compliance?

2nd and 3rd busting myths from the ICO Myth #2 You must have consent if you want to process personal data. Fact: The GDPR is raising the bar to a higher standard for consent. Myth #3 I can’t start planning for new consent rules until the ICO’s formal guidance is published. Fact: I know many [...]