Étiquette : #RGPD ENG

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The Future of the UK Data Protection Regime

Last week, the Government signalled its plans to reform the UK Data Protection regime by publishing its response to the consultation launched in September last year. In “Data: A New Direction” the Government said it intended “to create an ambitious, pro-growth and innovation-friendly data protection regime that underpins the trustworthy use of data.”…

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Three New GDPR Workshops from Act Now Training

Act Now Training is pleased to announce three new additions to our GDPR workshop series.  Data ethics is increasingly relevant to the role of information professionals. Just because the processing of personal data is lawful does not make it fair or … Continue reading → Source : https://actnowtraining.wordpress.com/2022/03/24/three-new-gdpr-workshops-from-act-now-training/ Date : March…

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Google Analytics and GDPR Compliance: What now?

Google Analytics is a popular tool used by website owners across the world to observe and measure user engagement. In February 2022, the French Data Protection Regulator, CNIL, ruled that use of Google Analytics was a breach of GDPR. This followed a … Continue reading → Source : https://actnowtraining.wordpress.com/2022/03/21/google-analytics-and-gdpr-compliance-what-now/ Date : March…

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The New UAE Federal Data Protection Law

The United Arab Emirates has enacted its first comprehensive national data protection law to regulate the collection and processing of personal data. Federal Decree Law No. 45 of 2021 regarding the Protection of Personal Data (PDPL) was published by the Cabinet Office on 27th November 2021 as part of a legal reform programme in advance…

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Cabinet Office Receives £500,000 GDPR Fine

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined the Cabinet Office £500,000 for disclosing postal addresses of the 2020 New Year Honours recipients online. The New Year Honours list is supposed to “recognise the achievements and service of extraordinary people across the United Kingdom.” However in 2020 the media attention was on the fact…

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GDPR Fine for Charity E Mail Blunder

A Scottish charity has been issued with a £10,000 monetary penalty notice following the inadvertent disclosure of personal data by email.  On 18th October, HIV Scotland was found to have breached the security provisions of the UK GDPR, namely Articles 5(1)(f) and 32, when … Continue reading → Source : https://actnowtraining.wordpress.com/2021/10/25/gdpr-fine-for-charity-e-mail-blunder/ Date : October…

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Footballers’ Data and GDPR: Who said data protection is boring?

There is an interesting story this morning on the BBC website about a group of footballers threatening legal action and seeking compensation for the trade in their personal data. The use of data is widespread in every sport. It is not just used … Continue reading → Source : https://actnowtraining.wordpress.com/2021/10/12/footballers-data-and-gdpr-who-said-data-protection-was-boring/ Date : October…

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International Transfers under the UK GDPR: What next?

In August, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) launched a public consultation on its much anticipated draft guidance for international transfers of personal data and associated transfer tools. The aim of the consultation is to explore how to address the realities of the UK’s … Continue reading → Source : https://actnowtraining.wordpress.com/2021/09/30/international-transfers-under-the-uk-gdpr-what-next/ Date : September…

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Online GDPR Practitioner Certificate: Going from Strength to Strength

Act Now Training would like to congratulate all our delegates who have recently completed our online GDPR Practitioner Certificate. At the start of the Pandemic, we decided to offer our flagship classroom based GDPR Practitioner Certificate as an online option. We redesigned the … Continue reading → Source : https://actnowtraining.wordpress.com/2021/09/22/online-gdpr-practitioner-certificate-going-from-strength-to-strength/ Date : September…

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First ICO GDPR Fine Reduced on Appeal

The first GDPR fine issued by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has been reduced by two thirds on appeal. In December 2019, Doorstep Dispensaree Ltd, a company which supplies medicines to customers and care homes, was the subject of a Monetary Penalty Notice of £275,000 for failing to ensure the…

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Government Consultation: Are you ready for UK GDPR 2.0?

On 10 September 2021, the UK Government launched a consultation entitled “Data: A new direction” intended “to create an ambitious, pro-growth and innovation-friendly data protection regime that underpins the trustworthy use of data.” Cynics will say that it is an attempt to water down the UK GDPR just a few…

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Advanced Certificate in GDPR Practice: A great set of first results

After 18 months of development, working with industry experts, Act Now Training is pleased to announce the completion of its first ever Advanced Certificate in GDPR Practice course. Congratulations to all the delegates who successfully completed the course. It has been a fantastic four month journey, from the first masterclass through to results day….

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List of mandatory documents required by the GDPR

The documentation of processing activities is a new legal requirement under the EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). Source : https://www.itgovernance.co.uk/blog/the-documents-you-need-to-comply-with-the-gdpr Date : June 10, 2021 at 02:15PM Tag(s) : #RGPD ENG Share this… Email Facebook Twitter Linkedin Whatsapp Print

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We are marking today’s 3rd anniversary of GDPR with a bumper giveaway. Details below. Twitter Link – https://twitter.com/ActNowTraining/status/1397122791116361728?s=20 Linkedin Link – https://www.linkedin.com/posts/act-now-training-ltd_gdpr-anniversary-activity-6802888481480810496-7s3H #GDPR #Anniversary Source : https://actnowtraining.wordpress.com/2021/05/25/gdpr-3-year-anniversary/ Date : May 25, 2021 at 12:20PM Tag(s) : #RGPD ENG Share this… Email Facebook Twitter Linkedin Whatsapp Print

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GDPR News Roundup

So much has happened in the world of data protection recently. Where to start? International Transfers In April, the European Data Protection Board’s (EDPB) opinions (GDPR and Law Enforcement Directive (LED)) on UK adequacy were adopted. The EDPB has looked … Continue reading → Source : https://actnowtraining.wordpress.com/2021/05/17/gdpr-news-roundup/ Date : May…

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How to write a GDPR data privacy notice – template example

Data protection law in the UK has changed as a result of Brexit. You can find the latest guidance here. Source : https://www.itgovernance.co.uk/blog/how-to-write-a-gdpr-privacy-notice-with-documentation-template-example Date : April 20, 2021 at 12:13PM Tag(s) : #RGPD ENG Share this… Email Facebook Twitter Linkedin Whatsapp Print

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A guide to the GDPR and CCTV in the workplace

You might be surprised to learn that CCTV footage is subject to the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). Source : https://www.itgovernance.co.uk/blog/does-your-use-of-cctv-comply-with-the-gdpr Date : March 15, 2021 at 05:07PM Tag(s) : #RGPD ENG Share this… Email Facebook Twitter Linkedin Whatsapp Print

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Covid Testing in Schools and Data Protection

By Neil Murphy Pupils in England return to school today. Secondary schools have been given the additional task of facilitating on-site covid tests. Not only do they need to be trained, ready to supervise this testing, they also need to be up to speed with their data protection responsibilities as set out…

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Introducing the New UK GDPR Handbook

Act Now Training is pleased to announce the launch of the new UK GDPR Handbook. The handbook is designed for data protection practitioners and legal advisers who require a complete guide to the UK Data Protection regime post Brexit. The UK’s exit from the European Union has resulted in changes to the principal UK Data Protection legislation namely the EU General Data Protection Regulation…

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What are the best books on data privacy?

Looking for affordable ways to keep your data secure? Sometimes the simplest solutions are the best – and nothing beats the simplicity of a book. Source : https://www.itgovernance.co.uk/blog/what-are-the-best-books-on-data-privacy Date : February 22, 2021 at 10:03AM Tag(s) : #RGPD ENG Share this… Email Facebook Twitter Linkedin Whatsapp Print