Category: Data Protection

Navigating Data Protection Lessons from the Road
Data Protection

Navigating Data Protection: Lessons from the Road

Encountering Data Privacy Challenges While traveling through Scotland’s North Coast 500 in our motorhome, my wife and I encountered several data privacy challenges. These experiences sparked an exploration into the Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2018 (DPJL) and its applicability when Jersey residents travel abroad. Although the DPJL is designed to protect individuals’ privacy within Jersey,

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The Crucial Role of ALM/CFT/CPF Training in Combating Money Laundering
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The Crucial Role of ALM/CFT/CPF Training in Combating Money Laundering

In today’s complex financial landscape, Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Countering Financing of Terrorism (CFT), and Counter Proliferation Financing (CPF) training are essential in combating illicit financial activities. The Jersey Financial Service Commission (JFSC) highlights this with its recent tabletop audit of the estate agent sector’s training programs, indicating that other Schedule II businesses like private lenders

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Data protection problems with loyalty programs in the hospitality industry
Data Protection

What are the data protection problems with loyalty programs in the hospitality industry?

In the hospitality industry, customer loyalty programs are critical tools for engaging and retaining customers. However, these programs often entail collecting, storing, and sometimes sharing sensitive customer data, raising significant data protection concerns. This blog explores these concerns, focusing on compliance with regulations like the Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2018, Data Protection (Bailiwick of Guernsey)

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Striking the right balance between profit and dataprotection
Data Protection

Striking the right balance between profit and data protection

In today’s digital age, where data is often considered as valuable as currency, the importance of data protection cannot be overstated. The Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2018 is a testament to this, offering a comprehensive legal framework to ensure that individuals’ personal data is handled responsibly and securely. However, for businesses, this raises an essential

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Why is data protection compliance so important?
Data Protection

Why is data protection compliance so important?

In the dynamic data-driven business environment, data protection compliance is not merely a legal obligation but a strategic imperative for small businesses operating in Jersey, especially in accordance with the Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2018 (‘DPJL’). Propelfwd can offer a total compliance package, starting from ‘ground aero’, put in place policies, procedures, and training packages,

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Data management protection in the educational environment
Data Protection

Data Protection Management in the Education Environment

In the UK and the Channel Islands, data protection laws are governed by the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK. GDPR), the Data Protection Act 2018, Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2018 and the Data Protection (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law 2017. These laws apply to all organisations that process personal data, including schools. What is the

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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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is dpo required under gdpr?- Propel FWD
Data Protection

Is a DPO required under GDPR?

When the GDPR, the European Data Protection Law, became official in May 2018, it did not only start a new system of data protection law for personal data relating issues but also new data protection obligations and procedures to follow to comply with what GDPR asks from the organisations that fall into its scope. In

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Should all staff be trained in GDPR- PropelFWD
Data Protection

Should all staff be trained in GDPR?

The Principle seven of the General data protection regulation (GDPR) is; 7. Accountability “The controller shall be responsible for, and be able to demonstrate compliance with, paragraph 1 (‘accountability’).” Article 5.2 GDPR There are two key points in the accountability principle and these are that you must be responsible and comply with the GDPR and

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what is a data protection practitioner- Propel FWD
Data Protection

What is a data protection practitioner?

In the world of data protection and Data Protection Officers, you will notice nominal after people’s names, like PC.dp (GDPR) and CIPM, CIPP/E, CIPP/US and Data Protection Practitioner. What exactly does all this mean? A Data Protection Practitioner is a person who is active in practising the profession, who is knowledgable and has experience. The

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