Marketing and GDPR

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So, what is all the fuss about marketing with the new UK data protection legislation and why is B2B and B2C contact different?  Big question with a myriad of answers – but here’s my view of some important things to remember.   B2B and B2C B2B (business to business) and B2C (business to customer) are […]

Why is Change Difficult?

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Everyone seems to be saying that change is the new norm, in reality, change is difficult in a business environment.  For example, the hype about the paperless office and how it will revolutionise time management is only partially true in many sectors as physical evidence of agreement, or approval, within a process is required. So […]

GDPR is More that Just Cyber Security

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What businesses get bombarded with, when it comes to data protection is cyber security.  It is true that in our modern digital age having the correct anti-virus software, encryption software and to be up to date with other information in the ISO 27000 range of standards is important.  However, data protection is more than just […]

GDPR for Individuals

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What can individuals expect from organisations that process and store their information under GDPR?  The detail of what is stored varies from organisation to organisation, but general principles apply. It is important to remember that as an individual any documentation (like privacy policies) provided by an organisation has to be written in plain language.  Jargon […]

Why is GDPR Necessary?

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Why couldn’t things stay the same? To put things very bluntly, the prior data protection legislation had numerous holes that had to be filled to stop (or at least try to stop) those less scrupulous exploiting the data of individuals.   To try and explain this simply, the biggest change that the new legislation brings should […]