With GDPR now only one month away from coming into effect, Real Business’s first webinar of 2018 focussed on what British business owners need to do to avoid costly fines and penalties under the new data protection rules.
Subject Access Requests aren’t anything new under the GDPR and, in fact, individuals have been able to request all the personal information you hold on them under the Data Protection Act, but the GDPR makes some notable changes to the process.
This time on GDPR doctors, we have a new doctor of legal taking on an enquiry from a business leader who has raised some data concerns.
Cyber criminals are becoming more prevalent and sophisticated in their approach. So it seems reasonable to expect companies responsible for personal data to seek protection from such threats.
Wonga has become the latest company in the data breach hotseat – and many have used the incident to talk about GDPR and cybersecurity.
Most business leaders are aware that they have obligations to protect the personal data of their staff, customers and other individuals whom they deal with. But understanding the real operational implications of those obligations isn’t always easy in practice.
In order to persuade consumers to part with sensitive information, brands must build trust, act sensitively with the information that consumers have shared, and treat each customer as an individual.
How long must a business keep personal data for? The third instalment of our series on data protection.