Category: GDPR

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 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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what are the 7 principles of GDPR- Propel FWD
GDPR

What are the 7 principles of GDPR?

The GDPR sets out seven key principles that govern the processing of personal data. Compliance with these principles is essential for good data protection practices and protects your business from substantial fines for non-compliance. These principles are the foundation of GDPR and most of the new data protection legislation adopted by other countries since May

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does gdpr apply to small business- propel fwd
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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
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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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workplace data protection and eu fines
Data Protection

GDPR Updates: Workplace data & EU fines

We have decided to do this blog every two weeks because we can give you more relevant information and more time for you to get around reading the parts that might interest you. In this blog we are looking at articles on, Guernsey’s new data protection regime, using CCTV in the work place, a decision

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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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gdpr news and updates in october 2019
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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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