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11 October 2018

Naomi Korn Associates and TownsWeb Archiving partner on digitisation, copyright and data protection compliance

  Specialists in copyright, licensing and data protection, Naomi Korn Associates and TownsWeb Archiving, digitisation, archiving and software specialist, have announced a new partnership: providing culture & heritage institutions with the confidence to tackle the challenges of copyright and data protection whilst digitising and publishing their collections. The partnership creates a combined offering that ensures that […]

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3 October 2018

Welcome to our new website

We are delighted to launch our new website. We’ve poured lots of love into it and we hope that you like it too. We would love to hear what you think. Naomi

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20 September 2018

‘A sledgehammer to crack a nut’ – Our expert’s take on the EU copyright reforms

Our Senior Consultant Charles Oppenheim discusses the implications of EU copyright reforms.

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31 August 2018

A Delightful Journey

By Rebecca Imaizumi How delightfully surprised I was when I received a message from Naomi with an invitation to take on the marketing assistant role for Naomi Korn Associates! I was fascinated by Naomi’s lecture at Kingston University on Copyright. As a performing artist in the field of dance, I had many questions regarding rights to […]

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9 August 2018

CHARLES OPPENHEIM’S LICENCE NEGOTIATION TIPS

By Charles Oppenheim, Senior Consultant, Naomi Korn Associates  Image credit: Aymanjed I’ve been in the licensing of digital resources business for nearly 40 years (I first started in 1980); the first twelve years I worked for electronic publishers (Thomson-Reuters, and Elsevier), negotiating licences with other database producers and with libraries.  The subject areas ranged from […]

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19 July 2018

Invitation to a Data Protection Officer (DPO) Workshop, 2 October 2018, Imperial War Museum, London

Photo by StartupStockPhotos Naomi Korn Associates is delighted to offer a Data Protection Officer Workshop for cultural heritage organisations, schools, further and higher education institutions, charities and other public sector bodies. The training will take place at the Imperial War Museum, London on 2 October 2018, 10am to 4pm. Please see below for details! This […]

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3 July 2018

Welcoming Jeremy Ottevanger as a consultant

Naomi Korn Associates is excited to welcome Jeremy Ottevanger as a consultant to our expanding team! Jeremy is a technologist, having started his career in what came to be called “digital heritage” in the 1990s. Since then he has spent long spells at the Museum of London and Imperial War Museums, as a developer and as […]

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19 June 2018

GDPR and Top Marketing Tips for Professional Membership Bodies

By Lisa Goldsmith, Consultant, Naomi Korn Associates As the new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) law is upon us, professional membership bodies must, if they haven’t done so already, consider their marketing practices and ensure that they are compliant with both the GDPR and the EU e-Privacy Directive PECR (Privacy and Electronic Communication Regulations). The […]

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23 May 2018

Myths Associated with the GDPR

By Charles Oppenheim, Senior Consultant, Naomi Korn Associates Photo by Dennis Kummer on Unsplash No doubt every reader of this blog post will have received emails asking them to confirm they still wish to receive mailings, because of changes to the law introduced by the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation and coming into effect on […]

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22 May 2018

Museums and their GDPR data protection obligations

Prior to the implementation of GDPR across the UK (transposed into UK law as the Data Protection Act 2018), I wanted to address some questions that I have been asked during my recent training sessions, although the majority of these issues would have been the case already under the Data Protection Act 1998. 1.Should personal […]

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18 May 2018

Going back to School?

By Carol Tullo, Senior Consultant The Bookshop and Lottery Agency of Jan de Groot in the Kalverstraat in Amsterdam, Isaac Ouwater, 1779. Photo credit: Rijksmuseum.   The experience of running some Naomi Korn Associates workshops in recent months has been instructive in so many ways!  Helping a range of schools –  principals, teachers, office managers, […]

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12 May 2018

GDPR FAQs

By Yvonne Morris, Consultant Triumvirate Assuming Power in the Name of the Prince of Orange, 21 November 1813 Jan Willem Pieneman Photo credit: Rijksmuseum   Data Protection law is changing on 25 May 2018 and organisations big and small, public, private and third sector, will have to comply with the new legislation.  In this blog post […]

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