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Is this the end of google analytics in Europe?
Data Protection

Is it the end of Google Analytics in Europe?

Intro It’s 2022, and the dynamic Data Protection world has seen substantial changes in using Google Analytics (cookies) in the European scenario. It’s no news to anyone that the use of the US service Google Analytics in the European Economic Area (“EEA”) has become controversial over time, primarily because of the safety concerns about personal

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does gdpr apply to small business- propel fwd
Cookies

Does GDPR apply to small businesses?

No matter what size your business is if you are collecting and processing personal data the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies to you! Personal data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable living person. This could be information like a name, address, or telephone number. Personal Data can also be information

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data protection of cookies, biometrics and outsourcing DPO
Cookies

Data Protection: cookies, biometrics & DPO positions

This is our second blog of 2020, we have been busy with working on compliance projects, conducting DPIA’s and being engaged to be DPO’s for Public Authorities and private organisations.  Our main office in Jersey closed down due to COVID-19 and all our planned training courses in the Channel Islands and Ireland had to be

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channel islands registration and eu gdpr updates
Data Protection

Channel Islands new registration process & EU GDPR Updates

We are only looking at three articles this week, the first explaining the new registration process and cost as a controller or processor in Jersey and soon Guernsey.  This will increase the registration cost for most organisations.  The second look at a GDPR compliance audit carried out by the German Supervisory Authority on 50 companies

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new data protection fine structures
Cookies

New GDPR fine structures?

 For this weeks blog, I have selected four articles that may be of interest to you, they are looking at a new structure for deciding how much of a fine will be imposed on organisations and how the Authority will calculate the amount.  Talking about Cookie, again, the Planet49 decision and the implications of that

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data protection weekly update october 2019
Cookies

Data Protection: Weekly update and news, October 2019

Week ending 18/10/19 We have seen lots of articles this week on a deal or no-deal situation and the possible issues with data transfers to and from the UK, once they leave and more about Cookies.  This is the hot topic for this week, with the judgement of the Planet49 decision, clearly showing that consent

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gdpr news and updates in october 2019
Cookies

Data Protection Weekly News & Updates, October

Week ending – 11/10/19 In this week blog I have selected three articles of interest, firstly on the issue of using Consent as you main legal basis for processing. An interesting case recently investigated by the Belgian Data Protection Authority for requiring the use of electronic ID cards to receive a Loyalty Card. The second

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gdpr news and updates about data protection and cookies
Data Protection

GDPR & Data Protection News and Updates, October

In this weeks research note we have articles covering a broad range of topics including data sharing with the UK after Brexit, claiming compensation after a breach, new matrix for assessing fines in Germany, introduction of new DP Law in Cayman Islands, new guidance on cookies, lawful basis for processing and the rights of data

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gdpr and data protection news and updates
Cookies

GDPR & Data Protection News and Updates

In this week’s research note we have articles covering a broad range of topics including insurance against fines, Brexit, Cookies and Right to Be forgotten: Of particular interest to our clients might be the article on insurability against GDPR fines. Cyber Security Insurance is relatively new and it is important that if you are considering

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cookie guidance
Cookies

ICO’s blog on Cookie Guidance

Since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect last May, there has been a great deal of interest in how it applies to cookies and similar technologies. Cookies can seem a complex issue. The rules on their use are in the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR), not the GDPR. However, some of

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