EU representatives – your FAQ’s answered

Here at GDPRlocal, we get lots of questions about what exactly an EU  Representative is, what they do and whether your business actually needs one. We’ve produced a list of our most frequently asked questions to help you better understand this little-known piece of the GDPR. What is an EU  Representative? An EU  Representative is […]

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Ico examines public confidence in data protection

The ICO recently released the results of a survey they created as part of their strategic plan to examine the general public’s trust in organisations that use their personal data. The survey was produced as a key time, as many people are now online more than ever due to working from home. The ICO found […]

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The biggest GDPR fines of 2020 (and how to avoid them)

Breaching the GDPR can cost you up to €20 million, or 4% of annual global turnover, whichever is highest. This means you want to avoid fines wherever possible. We have compiled the three biggest GPDR related fines of 2020 to show you what went wrong, and how you can avoid making these costly errors. 3. […]

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Important – data transfers outside of the EU

If you transfer data outside of the EU,  you now need to ensure that you have completed a risk assessment in addition to the Standard Contractual Clauses you should already have in place. The rules on data transfer changed at the end of July, which means action must be taken now. To help you get […]

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Are you making these common GDPR mistakes?

GDPRs never going to be simple, but unfortunately getting it wrong can lead to penalties and fines! Even the most experienced Data Experts can make mistakes, so it’s always good to be in the know about what the most common, yet easily fixable, mistakes are. Here are the five most common GDPR mistakes that we’ve […]

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Key GDPR terms you need to know

GDPR, the General Data Protect Regulation, is an incredibly large piece of legislation. Reading it, and understanding it, can take hours upon hours of study. However, understanding GDPR Rin its entirety is vital to avoid data breaches and hefty fines. You may often see words such as processing or subject access requests and be unsure how these relate to […]

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Are you sharing data outside of the EU ? Read this

The rules relating to sharing data with any company outside the EU  have recently changed and the previously accepted standard contract clauses are no longer considered adequate. If you share data with any company outside the EU,  you need to ensure that you have completed a risk assessment as well as checking that your contract […]

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EU representative – act now

If you provide products and services to EU  citizens, you will invariably process personal data about those people. If this is the case, you need to ensure you have appointed an EU  Representative. This is a strict requirement under the GDPR- refer to Article 27 for more information. You should choose carefully and ensure that […]

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ICO advice on corona virus

ICO ADVICE ON DATA PROTECTION DURING CORONA CRISIS The ICO has issued a number of blogs about how data protection and GDPR issues should be handled during the Corona Virus crisis. The advice is practical, useful, and helpful – all controllers should take a look. at: ICO GDPRCORONA ADVICE You can also read advice to […]

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Want to avoid the ico registration fee?

ICO FEE – EXEMPTION OPTIONS There are many reasons why you may not need to register with the ICO and pat the £4000 fee. If you have setup a new company, your company is dormant, or even if you trade but only collect data for your core business process you might just be exempt. They […]

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