Category: Data Protection

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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what are your individual rights to gdpr- Propel FWD
Data Protection

What are GDPR individual rights?

The whole idea behind data protection is to protect a data subjects rights. The data protection laws are based on our Human Rights and our right to privacy. The data protection rights have evolved with the growth of our technical development and use of the world wide web. The ‘internet of things’ has increased the

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why isdata protection training important
Data Protection

Why are data protection training courses so important?

The training of your staff on their data protection responsibilities is one of the most important parts of any data protection compliance project or data governance structure in an organisation. Having policies and procedures in place is no use if your staff are not aware of them or their meaning. Having data subject access requests

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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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gdpr news guernsey data protection regime and eu fine
Data Protection

GDPR: Guernsey’s Data Protection regime & EU fines

Welcome to our first blog of 2020.  The past twelve months saw an array of guidance, clarifications and new approaches to the changing world of data protection.  The clarification to the consent needed before a cookie (Non-essential) can be placed on a user’s system is going to be a major change for organisations with a

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