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18/10/2017 Article: GDPR guidance: What do we have so far? – UPDATED!

There are 7 months to go until we need to comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and we also have the new UK Data Protection Bill. We have been eagerly awaiting official guidance on the requirements. So what do we have so far and what is expected soon?


16/08/2017 Publication: GDPR Training: What to Consider

With the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) just around the corner, this article considers why GDPR training is useful, and how to decide on appropriate courses to attend.


18/07/2017 Publication: GDPR: Data Protection Impact Assessments

With under a year to go until the GDPR applies, we now have more guidance on what the requirements for data protection impact assessments (DPIAs) mean in practice. The EU Article 29 Working Party has published Guidelines on DPIAs, as well as related Guidelines on DPOs, and the Information Commissioner’s Office has published a discussion paper on profiling and automated decision-making, which are activities for which a DPIA may be required.


13/07/2017 Article: ICO publishes annual report 2016/2017

On 13 July 2017, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) launched its annual report, containing details of its activities and financial statements between April 2016 and March 2017. It is Elizabeth Denham’s first annual report as the Information Commissioner.


24/03/2017 Article: GDPR guidance: What do we have so far?

There are 14 months to go until we need to comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and we have been eagerly awaiting official guidance on the requirements. So what do we have so far and what is expected soon?