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The latest news and insight about data privacy and GDPR compliance

Welcome to the GDPR Portal

Welcome to the GDPR Portal - the place to find resources for understanding and complying with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation. This site will build into a valuable resource where you can quickly find practical information, tools and service...

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Digital Ethics – Why it matters more than regulation

Digital Ethics – Why it matters more than regulation

Giovanni Buttarelli, the late European Data Protection Supervisor was a champion of digital ethics. While regulations like the GDPR are important for protecting the privacy of citizens, regulation sets out a minimum acceptable standard. Best practice should go well beyond the regulations and requires a code of ethics for those dealing with technology, data and its processing in academia, business and government.
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GDPR – Polish Regulator Issues First Fine

GDPR – Polish Regulator Issues First Fine

The President of the Personal Data Protection Office (UODO) has imposed its first fine under the General Data Protection Regulation for around €220 000 for the failure to inform data subjects of the data they were holding, the source of their data, the purpose and the period of the planned data processing, as well as the data subjects’ rights under the GDPR.
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Cookie Policy – Stand Alone or Bundle with Privacy?

We see many organisations including details of their use of cookies on their Privacy Policy page. While this might be a fairly common practise, we don't consider it best practice – for a number for reasons. First is for simplicity. A cookies policy may have to go into...

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GDPR – the Quick Way to Check Compliance!

GDPR – the Quick Way to Check Compliance!

Data Protection Officers and security professionals at large corporates may be lucky enough to have a well-resourced team that has had plenty of time to meet all the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). They will have been able to get the...

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