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Lawful Basis
10/15/2019 1:22:43 PM by Adam Brogden
Lawful Basis is one of the most fundamental GDPR decisions you need to make! Under the GDPR you must have a valid lawful basis in order to process personal data. There are six available lawful bases for processing. No single basis is ’better’ or more important than the others.
Lawful Basis is one of the most fundamental GDPR decisions you need to make! Under the GDPR you must have a valid lawful basis in order to process personal data. There are six available lawful bases for processing. No single basis is ’better’ or more important than the others.

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GDPR Meaning
10/14/2019 1:29:32 PM by Adam Brogden
The GDPR is a hugely complicated document which is difficult to read and even more difficult to implement. However there are some very useful definitions included in the GDPR that you might find useful.
The GDPR is a hugely complicated document which is difficult to read and even more difficult to implement. However there are some very useful definitions included in the GDPR that you might find useful.

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GDPR Exemptions
10/11/2019 11:57:36 AM by Adam Brogden
The GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018 set out exemptions from some of the rights and obligations in some circumstances, whether or not you can rely on an exemption often depends on why you process personal data.
The GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018 set out exemptions from some of the rights and obligations in some circumstances, whether or not you can rely on an exemption often depends on why you process personal data.

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GDPR Lawful Basis
10/10/2019 12:26:44 PM by Adam Brogden
The GDPR says that you must have a valid lawful basis in order to process personal data. There are six available lawful bases for processing. No single basis is ’better’ or more important than the others. Which basis is most appropriate to use will depend on your purpose and relationship with the individual. Most lawful bases require that processing is ‘necessary’ for a specific purpose.
The GDPR says that you must have a valid lawful basis in order to process personal data. There are six available lawful bases for processing. No single basis is ’better’ or more important than the others. Which basis is most appropriate to use will depend on your purpose and relationship with the individual. Most lawful bases require that processing is ‘necessary’ for a specific purpose.

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GDPR Fine For Directors
10/9/2019 2:04:35 PM by Adam Brogden
A former managing director of a claims management company who unlawfully obtained and sold personal data has been prosecuted. The managing director of a company based in Manchester was fined a huge amount after abusing data.
A former managing director of a claims management company who unlawfully obtained and sold personal data has been prosecuted. The managing director of a company based in Manchester was fined a huge amount after abusing data.

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Another TPS Fine
10/8/2019 11:51:29 AM by Adam Brogden
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined a Swansea double-glazing company £150,000 for making nuisance calls. The company had called people over an 11 month period whose numbers were registered with the Telephone Preference Service (TPS) and who had not given their consent to receive them.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined a Swansea double-glazing company £150,000 for making nuisance calls. The company had called people over an 11 month period whose numbers were registered with the Telephone Preference Service (TPS) and who had not given their consent to receive them.

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GDPR, PECR and Business to Business Marketing
10/7/2019 12:37:20 PM by Adam Brogden
GDPR applies whenever you collect, store, or process personal data. This means that GDPR applies to business data even if this relates to a person indirectly, as such it is important to ensure that GDPR principles are applied to the processing of all data.
GDPR applies whenever you collect, store, or process personal data. This means that GDPR applies to business data even if this relates to a person indirectly, as such it is important to ensure that GDPR principles are applied to the processing of all data.

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Basic GDPR Principles
9/27/2019 12:42:38 PM by Adam Brogden
GDPR is complex and involves many articles, clauses and supporting documents - experts disagree of even the most fundamental GDPR principles and will agree about the minute details! Our advice is to stick to the first principles.
GDPR is complex and involves many articles, clauses and supporting documents - experts disagree of even the most fundamental GDPR principles and will agree about the minute details! Our advice is to stick to the first principles.

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How Long Can You Store Info?
9/24/2019 1:06:23 PM by Adam Brogden
I have this debate every day. How long can you store information on data subjects? The problem is there is no hard and fast rule.
I have this debate every day. How long can you store information on data subjects? The problem is there is no hard and fast rule.

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GDPR Controllers And Contracts
9/20/2019 1:49:47 PM by Adam Brogden
Take a look at this interesting article from the ICO - Controllers need to have appropriate contracts in place when they use processors. This probably means you!
Take a look at this interesting article from the ICO - Controllers need to have appropriate contracts in place when they use processors. This probably means you!

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GDPR Breach Reporting - What Would You Do?
9/18/2019 12:16:55 PM by Adam Brogden
So, your school sends you an email with the details of all the kids in the school including name, address, medical conditions, benefits status, special needs, and parents employment. What do you do? This is definitely a data breach and something the school should take very seriously but what if the school ignore you when you report it.
So, your school sends you an email with the details of all the kids in the school including name, address, medical conditions, benefits status, special needs, and parents employment. What do you do? This is definitely a data breach and something the school should take very seriously but what if the school ignore you when you report it.

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Cheap SMS
9/18/2019 12:07:33 PM by Adam Brogden
Is it possible to send cheap SMS? This really does depend on what you mean by cheap! Most companies use SMS text messaging to solicit some sort of response or to send updates so the measure of the value of the SMS should be linked to the level of response or amount of customer satisfaction achieved.
Is it possible to send cheap SMS? This really does depend on what you mean by cheap! Most companies use SMS text messaging to solicit some sort of response or to send updates so the measure of the value of the SMS should be linked to the level of response or amount of customer satisfaction achieved.

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Are Your Suppliers Compliant?
9/13/2019 2:01:11 PM by Adam Brogden
As part of your GDPR project you need to consider whether your customers, suppliers, partners, and other third parties need to be GDPR compliant in order for you to be compliant. This might sound a little strange but the regulations state that you need to ensure that you have appropriate contracts, controls, and technology in place to protect all data when you buy, sell, share, or transfer data to anyone.
As part of your GDPR project you need to consider whether your customers, suppliers, partners, and other third parties need to be GDPR compliant in order for you to be compliant. This might sound a little strange but the regulations state that you need to ensure that you have appropriate contracts, controls, and technology in place to protect all data when you buy, sell, share, or transfer data to anyone.

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SenderIDs
9/13/2019 1:01:48 PM by Adam Brogden
SenderIDs, also known as originators, are the names that appear on any text that you send. If you send a message from your own phone the senderID will simply be your mobile number. On Textgoto you can change the name from which the message is sent to [almost] anything you want.
SenderIDs, also known as originators, are the names that appear on any text that you send. If you send a message from your own phone the senderID will simply be your mobile number. On Textgoto you can change the name from which the message is sent to [almost] anything you want.

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The Seven Pillars Of GDPR
9/12/2019 12:05:45 PM by Adam Brogden
GDPR is complicated and open to interpretation, however as long as you document your decision and rationale for your ‘reasonable’ choice you should be safe from ICO action. When you need to make difficult decisions you should always refer to the basic GDPR principles.
GDPR is complicated and open to interpretation, however as long as you document your decision and rationale for your ‘reasonable’ choice you should be safe from ICO action. When you need to make difficult decisions you should always refer to the basic GDPR principles.

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