Oliver Price’s Weekly GDPR Blog #10 – Don’t Panic, Keep Calm and Export Data Overseas

14/12/2017

This week I spoke to two animated business groups - Inspire Chambers of Commerce Elevate group and also the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program Cohort 5 at Oxford University. Both groups asked about data transfers, that is when data that you are processing goes outside the UK. This can happen for a number of reasons, including as a result of cloud computer arrangements and so I explain the basics here.

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Oliver Price’s Weekly GDPR Blog #9 – Don’t Leave your Head in the Clouds

30/11/2017

I am often asked about cloud computing arrangements. The new EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) will require adequate security measures to be taken so that personal data about individuals is protected from loss, alteration or unauthorised access by third parties.

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Oliver Price’s Weekly GDPR Blog #8 – Keep Data under Lock and Key

24/11/2017

This week I presented a seminar to the HR Dept at their annual conference. HR professionals are well used to the importance of managing sensitive information and some interesting issues came up.

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Oliver Price’s Weekly GDPR Blog #7 – The Data Protection Officer

17/11/2017

Last week I explained the requirement for a data protection officer (“DPO”). This week I set out what the role entails and as you will see this is a significant one with wide responsibilities.

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Important Update: HMRC Trusts Registration Service

17/11/2017

HMRC have introduced a new trust registration service (know as ‘TRS’) which replaces their current system of paper registration for trusts and complex estates.

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Oliver Price's Weekly GDPR Blog #6 - Call the Data Police!

13/11/2017

One of the biggest changes in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force on 25 May 2018 is whether organisations need someone internally to police compliance. That person is called a Data Protection Officer (DPO) and their role is significant. I blog on when a DPO is required. Next week, as there is quite a bit to it, I will blog on what the DPO role entails.

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