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Some guidance and practical tips on GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation came into law on 25 May 2018 and I gave some tips on how you can implement it into your business.

GDPR questions

Some initial questions arising about data protection on the General Data Protection Regulation becoming law on 25 May 2018

Do you need to have a data processing agreement to comply with GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation makes it clear that if you use a data processor you must have a written arrangement with the data processor.

GDPR implications if you have employees

The General Data Protection Regulation impacts on the personal data you hold on employees. Many have overlooked this and just focused on the customer and writing a privacy notice for them.

GDPR Clinics over the summer

Delighted to be asked to deliver some General Data Protection Regulation GDPR data protection clinics in Sligo during the summer of 2018.

GDPR Legitimate Interest is a lawful ground to process personal information

Legitimate interest of your business or that of a third party is one of six lawful grounds that you can use to process personal information of a living individual under the General Data Protection Regulation.

Using consent as the lawful basis for using personal information

One of the six lawful grounds for processing personal data under GDPR, the General Data Protection Regulation, is consent. So what is consent for GDPR purposes?

Lawful Grounds for using personal information under GDPR

There are 6 lawful grounds under which a business can process the personal information of a living individual for data protection purposes following the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

GDPR Do I need to obtain fresh consent for General Data Protection Regulation compliance?

There is lots of confusion about consent at the moment and whether we all need to be getting consent to continue to communicate with our customers, staff, potential customers, visitors to our websites and the public once the General Data Protection Regulation commence on 25 May 2018. What do I need to do?

GDPR Coundown to 25 May 2018

The go live date for the new enhanced data protection rules called GDPR General Data Protection Regulation is 25 May 2018 and businesses are beginning to appreciate the significant changes required to the way they do business to comply with the new laws.

Are you ready for the data protection law changes

The changes start on 25 May 2018 so you should be preparing now for the new data protection rules.

Preparing for the changes to data protection law

25 May 2018 is the commencement date for the new data protection law rules in Europe under the General Date Protection Regulation, GDPR.

Are you compliant?

If you are a retailer are you in compliance with all of your consumer law obligations?

Data Protection Obligations for Organisations

Breaches of data protection have recently been in the news.

Disclosure of student personal information by secondary school breaches data protection rules

Case Study 9 in the 2012 Annual Report provides details of a complaint made in relation to the disclosure of a student’s personal data without a student’s knowledge or consent or the knowledge or consent of the student’s parents.

Clients list taken by former employees. Employers' obligations under Data Protection rules

Case Study 14 in the 2012 Annual Report is a timely reminder to employers about their obligations under data protection.

Unsolicited Marketing Case Studies in Data Protection Commission Annual Report 2012

The 2012 Annual Report is a timely reminder to businesses that they should always consider their data protection obligations prior to undertaking marketing.

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