MYTHBUSTER

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...

Safe as Houses?

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...

Data Controller and Data Processors

Who is liable under current law? The Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA), which currently regulates data protection law in England, distinguishes between two types of ‘users’ of personal data (see what is the difference below):- Data controller; and Data processor. The...

GDPRs

We have been helping some of our clients understand the impact of the General Data Protection Regulations (“ GDPR’s ”) and what they need to do to comply and of course with the implications for their contracts. Lots of talk around the GDPR’s has been about the...