We all use WhatsApp, you’d be hard pushed to find a company without at least one workplace WhatsApp group, or use it in correspondence with customers/clients. But did you know this can be fraught with privacy issues which, if neglected, can lead to a plethora of issues including fines, damage to your hard won reputation, … Read more

Is sensitive data the same as personal data? No, sensitive data, or sensitive personal data, has more stringent requirements that must be met in order for your organisation to be able to process it. The requirements for processing personal data are different, and we’ll go into this in more depth later, as well as personal … Read more

data protection issues

Video conferencing tools such as Zoom, Skype and House Party facilitate communication when working from home. So the question we’ll be looking at in this article is ‘Is Zoom GDPR Compliant?‘ and how to ensure you don’t experience data protection issues when using video conferencing tools. Using video conferencing tools has its benefits, but you … Read more

Data Protection and Coronavirus

The COVID-19 epidemic has brought about many changes in society and the way we work, but the only ones we’ll be discussing today are those changes related to data protection and coronavirus. More specifically, how it relates to customer data and employee data, so that you know what you can and can’t do. Because there … Read more

The Conference of the German Independent Data Protection Supervisory Authorities (German Datenschutzkonferenz or DSK) recently published a new system for calculating administrative fines imposed under the GDPR. The German model involves a certain degree of complexity and includes the following five steps for calculating data protection fines: Assigning the company to a group based on … Read more