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Will foreign governments comply with gdpr

Who will take Foreign Government’s privacy arrangements to task?

I’m lucky enough to be going to visit Australia in the next few months and in preparation I’ve had to get my documents in order.  The guidance from the UK Government was that I needed at least 6 months on my passport at date of travel and a visa.  A quick glance at my passport …

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Keeping your, and your family's, personal data safe is important

Why should you and your family care about your personal data?

You may have seen the initials GDPR popping up in the news, on your social feeds and possibly even at work.  The letters stand for the General Data Protection Regulation.  You may have skipped over it because it sounded boring, or the article was for businesses, or you don’t have anything to do with personal data. …

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ICO GDPR awareness campaign is good news

It’s been a long time coming, but with a little over two months until the GDPR becomes enforceable, it’s good to see that the Information Commissioners Office has finally taken action to raise awareness. Aimed primarily at small and micro businesses, the ICO has released a series of images and a radio campaign called “Making …

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Compliance should be an Olympic Event

With the Winter Olympics in full swing I’ve been watching people doing ridiculous feats and speeds on ice and snow; it can all appear to be very risky.  There have been a number of injuries but nothing serious, but the worst accidents tend to be during practice for the competitions.  For example, Shaun White, the winner of the Men’s Halfpipe, fell in New Zealand …

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The Invisible Enemy – Profiling

In robotic evolution terms we’ve still not reached the heights of K-9 in the Doctor Who series.  It’s been over 40 years since the mechanised mutt appeared alongside Tom Baker in the Episode The Invisible Enemy (1977).  Since then, the world has still changed dramatically, especially in how we use data. In an article by Hugo Rifkind, published in …

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