How to keep COVID-19 temperature checks privacy compliant
In order to protect staff, customers and visitors from exposure to COVID-19, many businesses and organisations are installing temperature checking systems to monitor individuals when on-site. It is important, however, to ensure that business owners fulfil their (new) public health management assistance in a manner which respects privacy, data protection and personal sensitivities. Maintaining a […]
Rights to privacy and data protection – Reiterating the basics and busting a few myths for managers
It has been a significant few weeks for data protection with the latest ruling from the European Court of Justice. After seven years of debate and legal action (Hannah Kuchler, “Max Schrems: the man who took on Facebook — and won”, Financial Times), Max Schrems’ position has gained legal recognition, which has highlighted the real […]
Industry and sector bodies have a key role in raising the awareness of small and medium sized companies about data protection
Small and medium-sized companies have data protection responsibilities under the GDPR. EU Data protection authorities have a legal duty to raise awareness and educate about these issues. Based upon interviews and surveys Trilateral conducted with SMEs, data protection authorities, data protection officers and industry bodies, this paper explored their perceptions and concerns. In this paper […]
EDPB proposes new guidelines on controllers and processors
This article discusses guidelines by the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) clarifying GDPR roles such as controller and processor.
Anti-Money Laundering, KYC and Data Protection
This article explores the legal framework for Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and discusses how to balance AML objectives while ensuring privacy.
Video Conferencing Applications – advice for employees
This article offers recommendations on the safe use of video conferencing applications and the need to raise cybersecurity awareness among employees.
Video Conferencing Applications – advice for employers
This article provides recommendations on key considerations for the successful procurement and rolling out of video conferencing applications by employers.
EDPB Updated Guidance on Consent
The article reviews new guidance by the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) on building GDPR compliant consent mechanisms.
Personal data protection breaches and employer liability
In the course of their activities, employees are often tasked with handling and managing personal data of colleagues, contractors or the public. Employees are then responsible for complying with data protection law on behalf of the employer, who is the data controller or processor. Whereas the relationship between employees and employer is of mutual trust, […]
Providing safe educational technologies – a guide for educators
The current response to the Coronavirus is making massive changes to all our lives, but it’s also accelerating various existing trends. One of these has been to move education online, due to the closure or suspension of schools and universities. Educators have had to move incredibly rapidly, in order to get something that works well […]