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17 November 2021

Thinking about data protection in digitisation projects

By Stephanie Ashcroft, Consultant and Rights Researcher Digitisation projects offer a fantastic opportunity for heritage institutions to preserve and share their collections with wider audiences. The national lockdowns and restrictions […]

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6 October 2021

Data Protection Toolkit for Archive Services

Earlier this summer, we launched the brand new Data Protection Toolkit for Archive Services, commissioned by The National Archives and delivered by Naomi Korn Associates in collaboration with an advisory group […]

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6 September 2021

Freedom of Information – Friend or Foe?

By Jess Pembroke, Senior Consultant As any browbeat FOI officer will tell you, Freedom of Information Requests (FOIs) can sometimes be resource intensive and time consuming for public authorities to address. […]

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10 August 2021

Personal Data – Making Sense of Transfers and Processing

By Carol Tullo, OBE, Senior Consultant The recognition of UK adequacy back in June (see Adequate at Last) allowed data protection practitioners and organisations to breathe a huge sigh of […]

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14 July 2021

Adequate at Last

By Faye Cheung, Researcher  The EU Commission have approved adequacy decisions for the UK, concluding that UK data protection law gives adequate protection to personal data. This is fantastic news for […]

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5 July 2021

Compliance with the Children’s Code: Data Protection Impact Assessments

By Faye Cheung, Researcher The Children’s Code comes into force on 2nd September 2021. All organisations within scope of the Children’s Code must be compliant by this date. Its scope […]

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21 June 2021

New Resources Just Launched!

We recently worked with the Beyond programme to create two new accessible digital guides: Copyright and Open Licensing – a guide and Data protection and online security: An introduction. We were delighted to […]

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8 June 2021

A Round-up of the Latest Data Protection News

By Faye Cheung, Researcher Data Sharing Code of Practice in Parliament On the 18th May the UK Government laid the Data Sharing Code of Practice before Parliament. It will be […]

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3 June 2021

New Guide: Brexit, Data Protection and Heritage: What You Need to Know

We are excited to announce the release of our next National Lottery Heritage Fund supported Heritage Digital guide! Brexit, Data Protection and Heritage: What You Need to Know provides essential […]

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19 May 2021

ID Please! What does the Digital Identity Framework Mean for Data Protection and for Organisations?

By Faye Cheung, Researcher The Digital Identity and Attributes Trust Framework In February 2021 the UK Government published its draft policy paper on a digital identity and attributes trust framework.[1] […]

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22 April 2021

UK GDPR Top Tips

By Naomi Korn, Managing Director In the UK, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) sits side by side with the Data Protection Act 2018 as the UK GDPR. The intention […]

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20 April 2021

Protecting Personal Data: Cyber Security

By Faye Cheung, Researcher One of the key principles of data protection law is security. In 2019 the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) fined a London-based pharmacy for its ‘careless’ storage […]

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