There is an unfortunate myth rattling around concerning GDPR and the small business. The myth suggests that they are exempt, the reality suggests there is a good chance they are not, and that means the future of your business may depend on understanding GDPR.
Under GDPR regulation, due to come into force on May 25 2018, there are six legal bases for processing data. Legitimate interests is one of these six bases. This article looks closer at this particular area.
The impact upon HR might be the metaphorical equivalent of a tsunami – GDPR is going to force HR departments across the land, and indeed across Europe, to engage in a major re-think.
2017 has been a year dominated by the lasting effects of multiple ransomware attacks, including WannaCry and NotPetya, and the growing fears within businesses about the security of their most sensitive and critical data. These have brought to light a few very important lessons that businesses must consider for next year, or else risk being […]
With GDPR, having staff provide written consent to use their data may not be sufficient Many companies may be forced to not only change the way they process data, but under GDPR regulation they may even have to re-think some of the core assumptions they have made in the past.
It has been called the next industrial revolution, the internet of things promises to transform industry, but also the home and how businesses communicate with customers. But not so fast – it comes with implications for privacy, and with GDPR enforceable from May 2018, companies wishing to ride the great internet of things opportunity need […]
Uber failed to disclose a data-breach for a year and now it is having to fend off public anger. Under GDPR regulation, it would be fined heavily, but frankly even the threat of GDPR compliance is trivial compared to the potential damage to its reputation.