69% of the UK Do Not Trust Businesses with their Personal Information

by Laurence in Data Protection | posted:

Sharing personal information with a company or organisation is often a vital and necessary part of doing business, or indeed functioning in modern society. But your credit card details, address, telephone number or communication details, all of which are considered personal, can be damaging in the wrong hands. Despite the need for sharing this information, […]

Charity crackdown – Why 13 major charities were fined between 2015-17

by Michael in Charity, Data Protection, Lunchtime Read | posted:


Cause of the fine The information commissioners office (ICO) is an independent UK authority. They work to protect the privacy rights of individuals. Between 2015-17 they oversaw an investigation into charities fundraising activities. In total, 13 major charitable organisations faced fines of £180,000 collectively. Charities breached donor privacy in the following ways to secure further […]

How to prevent a data breach

by Michael in Data Protection, Small Business Tips, Workplace Safety | posted:


Personal information is the currency of the digital age. Companies compete with one another to market accordingly to the consumer. However, storing such information has led to many breaches over the years. In the wake of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a data breach can destroy a company’s reputation and finances. How could your data […]

GDPR Introduction Guide

by Michael in Data Protection, Lunchtime Read | posted:


We’re a business who pride ourselves on helping to keep thousands of UK businesses complaint, across a range of different legislation governed areas. GDPR is an upcoming piece of legislation that will affect every business, no matter how small. Here’s a quick introductory guide to get you up to speed with the new General Data […]