How to get the most out of your DPIA process

By Lauren Ascroft Categories: Breach, Data Protection Act 2018, Data Sharing, GDPR, Guidance, ICO, Public Information, Uncategorised

If your heart says yes, can your DPIA say it too?  We wrote back in March about the common mistakes organisations make with Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs). The importance of DPIAs can be seen in three recent cases.   In the True Visions Productions (under the DPA 1998) the lack of DPIAs was seen by the Information Commissioner Office (ICO) as one of …

5 Tips for Incident Management

By Daniel Categories: Accuracy, Breach, Brexit, Charities, Charities: ICO, Consent, Data Protection Act 2018, Data Sharing, DFE, Fines, Fundraising, GDPR, Guidance, ICO, Public Information, Security, Transparency, Uncategorized

This article is not a guide about how to handle a notifiable breach. By now, you’re all familiar with the ICO Guidance on that. This piece is about the day to day handling of incidents based on over a decade …

Equifax – 12 lessons to learn

By Daniel Categories: Accuracy, Breach, Brexit, Charities, Charities: ICO, Consent, Data Protection Act 2018, Data Sharing, DFE, Fines, Fundraising, GDPR, Guidance, ICO, Public Information, Security, Transparency

As the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA98) comes to an end, we have a first! The first maximum fine under the old law was issued in September to Equifax Ltd. If you’ve heard any of the Data Protection Leads here …