News & Views


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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7 May 2018

Shedding Light on #GPDR

Seascape, Beatrice Bright Photo credit: Doncaster Museum Service With less than 3 weeks to go until #GPDR becomes law across Europe, we wanted to take some steam out of the scare-mongering and shed some light on some of the more ridiculous myths we have been hearing about the forth coming changes to the data protection […]

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2 May 2018

Meet Lisa Goldsmith and Yvonne Morris

  NKCC is delighted to welcome Lisa Goldsmith who has joined us as a consultant specialising in data protection, and Yvonne Morris who has joined us as a consultant specialising in data protection and copyright. Lisa Goldsmith has extensive experience within the education, professional/membership body and charity sectors. She is currently Head of Digital Development […]

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26 April 2018

A Picture Tells a Million Copyright Stories

I met my good friend Karen, at the unveiling of the Dame Millicent Fawcett sculpture in Parliament Square London and Patrick, our Project Manager took this photo. The type of photo that we take all time. I wanted to use this photo to briefly unpick some copyright issues related to ownership, ethics, licensing and the […]

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12 April 2018

Tips on How to Properly Source an Image Online & Websites that Offer High Quality CC0 Images

By Rebecca Imaizumi, Marketing Assistant, NKCC Where do you look when you need high quality pictures for your website, blog, twitter or Facebook? The internet is filled with beautiful images. It’s easy to download them and reuse them without seeking permission from the rights holder. However, it’s important to keep in mind that the rights […]

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1 April 2018

GDPR: What you can do now?

With just under two months until the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) becomes law in the UK (25 May 2018) what do we think are the key things to concentrate on now? 1. GDPR is a great opportunity for you to start your journey towards data protection compliance. It’s not a destination. This means that […]

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8 March 2018

New training partner – Civil Service College

NKCC will be working with the Civil Service College on a series of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Freedom of Information (FOI) training courses. In May 2018, the GDPR will become the Data Protection Act 2018, which will increase organisational transparency and accountability in the collection and processing of personal data, as well as […]

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