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does GDPR affect the property industry
Property

Does GDPR affect those in the property industry?

In the property industry, data protection is essential due to the sensitive nature of the information handled by various parties. The data includes personal details of tenants, financial transactions, and property records. Data protection laws such as GDPR, Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2018 (DPJL), Data Protection (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law 2017 (DPGL), and UK-GDPR enforce

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DPO within a care home
Care Homes

Why a DPO is important for the care home sector

In the care home sector, where sensitive personal data is not just a byproduct but a necessity for providing personalised and effective care, the role of a Data Protection Officer (DPO) has become increasingly critical. The implementation of the Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2018 has further underscored the importance of this position, emphasising the need

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Regulation of estate agents and other schedule II businesses- Propel FWD
Knowledge

Regulation of Estate Agents & Other Schedule II Businesses

Background Jersey and the Channel Islands have an enviable property market, and our respective Governments are keen to ensure that our islands’ reputation remains strong and competitive.   These are essential factors from both an environmental and an economic standpoint.   Maintaining robust regulation and best practices across our islands helps protect our society, contributes to our

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defining information governance
Knowledge

Defining Information Governance

Abstract The shocking downfall of large ‘unbreakable’ organisations has led to the evolution of a now, well-recognised term: ‘Information Governance’. It emerged during the aftermath of Barings Bank in 1995 and again in 2001, when Enron filed for bankruptcy. The statement that “Information Governance is a “rather new multidisciplinary field that is still being defined”1

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