Category Archives: GDPR

Article 29 WP revised guidelines on personal data breach notification

Latest (final?) revised ‘Guidelines on Personal data breach notification under Regulation 2016/679 (wp250rev.01) available here

UK Data Protection (HL Bill) & GDPR

This is an amendment of my blog done last Sunday (4th Feb 2018). The latest UK Data Protection Bill – HL Bill 153 (The Bill) is published here and the Explanatory Notes published here. It’s going to take more of my free Sunday afternoons to plough through the Bill, the Explanatory Notes and also this [...]

The UK Data Protection Bill [HL]

The published Bill- 218 pages. Will review the Bill soon…

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 [...]

Busting Myths & Fake (GDPR & data protection & privacy) news – from ICO

Keeping up with ICO’s activities over the coming weeks, months & years! Shattering the myths about #GDPR – Read the first in a new series of ICO blogs, this one about fines scaremongering — ICO (@ICOnews) August 9, 2017

UK DP Bill – GDPR into UK

Today's highlight -just catching up #DPBill UK's #GDPR Planned Reforms at — cher devey (@datachainrisk) August 7, 2017

GDPR fines

I’ve posted some GDPR stuff on My high-level map of GDPR fines (pdf) Although my PhD research is not on GDPR fines, the outcome from my research should help organisations to be better prepared to respond to data breach incidents. Not notifying affected data subjects when ordered by the data authority (ICO) fall under [...]