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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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GDPR: One Year On

With the anniversary of GDPR looming, so too are many GDPR training certificates expiring. Do you need to do more training? Different training? Or are you able to draw a line under the dreaded GDPR and never think about it again? 

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Ready, Steady.... Brexit!

As if GDPR weren’t complex enough, many sports organisations  are wondering whether impending Brexit will further complicate their GDPR compliance efforts. The short answer appears to be yes. Brexit will certainly add another level of complexity.

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BusinessOrlagh Kelly
GDPR- It just got personal!

On the 8th August 2018 the ICO published their findings following an investigation into Lifecycle Marketing (Mother and Baby) Ltd. They were given a £140,000 fine for the illegal collection and selling of personal data of more than 1 million people. Sounds very murky and sinister…wonder how they got all that data?

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Business, LegalCaroline Boyle
Adios Amigos...

GDPR now compels organisations to self-report both to the ICO and to those individuals whose personal data has been compromised on your watch. It’s a risk assessment, a judgement call on whether your breach event is ‘likely to result in a high risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons’ in which case, time to ‘fess up.

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Who wants to be the DPO??? Anyone??

As organisations work through their GDPR compliance checklist, the thorny issue of who is going to be crowned Data Protection Officer arises. Whilst employees have been happy to contribute their time and skills to a GDPR reference group you may have set up, there’s relative safety in numbers.

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