What Are GDPR Technical and Organisational Measures?

The GDPR refers to the ‘appropriate technical and organisational measures’ 92 times! This alone emphasises the importance of having these measures in place. But what are they? Unfortunately, the Regulation doesn’t go into any detail about these measures and what exactly they are. Hence the creation of this article.

GDPR Data Protection Impact Assessment

Article 35 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) focuses on the Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) and what obligations organisations have in considering and carrying them out.

Where processing is likely to result in a high risk to individuals, an impact assessment is the tool used to protect the individual(s) and their information as far as possible.

GDPR Templates to Compy with the GDPR

Is One GDPR Policy Template Enough? The GDPR has now been in force in the UK since 2018. However, there are still hundreds of new and existing businesses who need to comply with the UK’s data protection framework. Unfortunately, it is not as simple as drafting one GDPR Policy! A suite of data protection policy […]

Sample Cookie Policy Template

Writing a Sample Cookie Policy This article goes through the main headings and sections of a sample cookie policy template. However, it is not a complete Cookie Policy Template and should be used to write your own cookie notice. Read through the ICO guidance pages on PECR if you are unsure of your cookie law […]

Update Your International Data Transfer Policy

Transfers of personal data outside the UK have changed since Brexit. Likewise, with the introduction of the International Data Transfer Agreement (IDTA), it is essential that you update your international data transfer policy. Read this article to find out how and why. Transfers of Personal Data Outside the UK Article 44 of the UK GDPR […]

Privacy Policy Template & Guidance

Privacy Policy vs Privacy Notice In data protection programs, the terms privacy policy and privacy notice can often be used interchangeably. In most cases, they refer to the same document, the content of which aims to provide the reader with information about the how, why and what of processing personal data. There are some suggestions […]

GDPR A3 Wall Posters for Offices & Workplaces

GDPR A3 Posters We have now launched 2 new A3 compliance posters in our comprehensive range. Our GDPR Article 5 Principles & GDPR Consent Posters are available to buy now. Both are avaiable separately, or in our duo set which provides a £4 discount against individual purchases. Our exclusive A3 Compliance Posters support your employees […]

DPIA Template for GDPR Compliance

What is A Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA)? Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA) are a requirement of the UK GDPR. The assessment aids in compliance with the data protection requirements and obligations. It’s aim is to help firms identify the risks associated with data processing and those posed to data subjects. Completing a DPIA is […]

Example Information Security Policy Template

What is Information Security? Given the digital scope of business today, most firms are heavily invested in their Information Security programs and procedures. Ensuring that data, systems and infastructures are safe and secure should be run of the mill and a top priority, regardless of size or sector. Information Security in its broadest sense is […]

ICO Marketing Law Breaches

ICO Marketing Law Breaches

PECR Breaches So far throughout 2021/22, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued over £1,700,000 in fines for breaches of direct marketing laws. The ICO has powers under the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 (PECR) which enables them to take action to change the behaviour of anyone who breaches the regulation. The regulator’s enforcement […]