The Council undertake Data Protection Impact Assesments (DPIA) in order to assess the security risk to data on projects, changes in service or processes. The DPIA’s form a part of the overall risk assessment of that piece of work. Our Privacy Notice explains how we will handle your personal information, along with service specific Privacy Notices which provide additional detail where required. Personal data is information which can be used to identify you, such as your name, address, date of birth, unique identifiers (for example, National Insurance number) and any other information which can identify a living individual. More sensitive types of data, known as “special category data” include information about race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, trade union membership, health or sex life.

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This statement can be found on the charity’s internal i-Trent system and will be kept up-to-date. When you use our website and other online Council services we sometimes place a small file on your device called a cookie. Once the Officer receives a Subject Access Request, all efforts will be made to fully comply within one month. In any event, you will receive all the information that has been located and can be released within one month and an explanation for any information that cannot be provided at that time.

Although WhatsApp’s privacy policies are not ideal and it is owned by Facebook, it is nonetheless the largest end-to-end encrypted messaging service in the world. The Irish data protection authority has also ruled that WhatsApp is sufficiently secure to be used in some cases as a GDPR-compliant messaging service. It’s part of UK law for companies – including small businesses – to pay a data protection fee to the ICO. Some personal data breaches – usually the more serious ones – need to be reported to us within 72 hours of you becoming aware of them.

With extensive OneTrust implementation experience, protecting clients’ data reputation, and revenue. Apart from itservice-datenschutz and enforcement activity, we do not generally provide services to people who do not want us to provide that service to them. There are strict new rules about what constitutes consent from a data subject to process their information. Threema is the only service on this list that is truly anonymous, requiring no phone number to create an account. It is also protected by Swiss privacy laws and even offers an affordable enterprise service for team collaboration. The benefit of OWA, however, is that the service is open source and free for anyone to use.

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The new legislation requires us to be more transparent about how we use your data. To request information that we hold about you visit our Subject Access Request page. You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. Facebook’s data breach is discussed here, including a nice ‘Butt Inspector’ analogy which contains a useful warning to us all. Therefore, there will be a requirement to consult with circa 1200 members of staff affected by the organisational change. The data forms the clinical record, documenting history of events the assessment findings, treatments following urgent or emergency face to face care.


In the context of research, the three most applicable grounds for the processing of personal data are consent, public interest (public task) or legitimate interest. However, consent is likely to be the most widely used as a grounds for processing of personal data. The DPO will act as a point of contact for data protection authorities and assist with data breach response and incident management. Our packages can include support for the GDPR/UK GDPR, PECR and other information rights law; and/or the PCI DSS; and/or cyber security to be and ISO27001. Most times, we are nominated as a preferred supplier so ensure seamless support when it is needed.

Technical measures mean anything from requiring your employees to use two-factor authentication on accounts where personal data are stored to contracting with cloud providers that use end-to-end encryption. First, if you process the personal data of EU citizens or residents, or you offer goods or services to such people, then the GDPR applies to you even if you’re not in the EU. Boxcryptor allows you to benefit from end-to-end encryption while continuing to use non-private cloud storage services, such as Google Drive or Dropbox.

The latest data protection news, and developments, from all around the world. Our case studies showcase our expertise in a variety of services and show how we are committed to providing our clients with an exceptional standard of service, at a cost-effective price. In this article, we’ll explore some of the key issues for businesses to consider around cloud storage and UK GDPR compliance.

We embed in your organisation and work across teams to ensure you mitigate internal and external risks, comply with legal requirements, align to best practices, and protect your customers’ data and your reputation. We can help whether you are getting started, need large-scale support, or just need an expert opinion. Keep up to date with GDPR news, data protection laws and follow our latest insights and advice for your business with our regular blog posts from our data protection specialists. Our DPOs include data protection lawyers, ex ICO staffers & data protection specialists with multi-industry experience in UK GDPR, EU GDPR, ePrivacy, Freedom of Information & regulatory guidance. Digital Trust is the foundation upon which organisations must build their digital transformation.

You may also ask us to transfer your personal data to a third party (where feasible). Unless we have reasonable grounds to refuse your request, we will securely delete your personal data within one month. The data may continue to exist in backup, but we will take steps to ensure that it will not be accessible.