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It is a common misconception that consent is the “safest” valid ground for processing personal data. However as two recent EU decisions prove, this is incorrect and in fact could result in fines if consent is used when it’s not appropriate (see below). WHAT DOES THIS...read more
Following a very good question at our scrum… It can be very confusing to understand legal language, including the meaning and difference between: • Contract • Agreement • Terms & Conditions (“ts&cs”) At the time of writing, it’s a nice sunny day and as we’re based by...read more
You may have read our previous blawg on cookies - however this was pre-GDPR and so is now no longer up-to-date. As the ICO have recently published their updated cookie guidance (and also the cookie pop-ups on their own website), now seemed a good time to update ours!...read more
There was a rumour following the introduction of the GDPRs that companies no longer had to register (or notify) with the ICO and pay a fee. This was because the Data Protection Act 1998 (which the GDPRs were replacing) contained specific wording to say that companies...read more
The way we use and share data has changed in ways we could have never imagined since the original Data Protection Act 1998. Given these changes the time was definitely right for legislators to update the legal framework by introducing the General Data Protection...read more
We know how tempting it can be to get started with work before a contract is agreed. The client is pushing for things to get moving, your company wants the income and relationships are rosy at the start. But please take our warning that the consequences of doing so...read more