Posts tagged GDPR
8 Key Action Points for GDPR Compliance

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has now been in force in the UK and Europe for a year. Last year, facing a hard deadline, many businesses were searching for a quick and easy way to ‘get compliant’ before 25th May, while believing that after the 26th they would never have to think about it again.

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Data Controller or Processor – that is the question!

This month, I had the pleasure of delivering GDPR and Data Protection training for the Bar Council in London. Both sessions were fully subscribed and sold out quickly, perhaps indicating the level of interest or concern within the profession. Having conducted my fair share of cross-examinations, it was an interesting experience to be on the receiving end of questions! Despite the roles of data controller and data processor existing prior to GDPR, significant confusion remains about the roles in the context of barristers and chambers.

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When is a breach a breach?

Over the five years of working with barristers and chambers on all aspects of data protection and the GDPR, one of the most frequently asked questions is “what is a breach?” This is usually followed by a suggested scenario, a strictly hypothetical one of course! Most seem shocked by the extent of what constitutes a data breach so it may be useful to explore this further here.

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GDPR - Are you prepared?

Over the past number of months, Briefed has been engaged by many chambers and barristers to support and guide them through their GDPR compliance journey. One of the most common misconceptions is that the GDPR is yet another tick-boxing exercise, designed to frustrate an overworked profession. If this is your impression, you have been warned to think again!

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Top Tips for Choosing your GDPR consultant

With the introduction of new data protection legislation fast approaching, many organisations are sourcing outside expertise to help them reach GDPR compliance. In a world where most hadn’t heard of GDPR a year ago, there are now many businesses offering GDPR services and products. So how do you sort the good from the bad, and decide who entrust with such an important task?

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