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...

Consent, consent, consent!

We are always harping on about data protection and consent to our clients and here is why… Marketing lists The ICO has recently fined a company £270,000 for making automated marketing calls without the appropriate consent. The reason this is interesting is because the...

Inside job

You may have seen in the news recently that Three’s systems have been hacked. It is reported that the hackers gained access to over 130,000 customers details. This raises the issue of Data Protection, which has also been news worthy recently. In this instance the...