A question of scanning: Data sharing event style

June 5, 2018

Among the many different causes of anguish over the effects of the GDPR in the event industry* one of the biggest exists over the scanning of visitor badges for all manner of reasons including lead capture. Despite what anyone thinks, whether they be lawyers or event organisers, this isn’t a linear issue. Debates over what…

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Circdata launches GDPR-compliant file transfer tool

June 4, 2018

Circdata has unveiled its GDPR-compliant file transfer tool, which is now available to clients via its event management platform, fusion. The award-winning event registration specialist developed fusion filetransfer in recognition of the need for event organisers to undertake data queries and send the resulting files to fellow team members using a secure process under the…

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InPublishing grab five minutes with Hellen Beveridge

May 10, 2018

Unless you’ve had your head stuck in the sand for the past year, you’ll know that GDPR is coming! What last minute things should you be doing now? InPublishing grabbed five minutes with our Hellen Beveridge to find out and published the results.   You can read the full article here, which includes the top…

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Circdata shortlisted for an AEO Excellence Award

April 27, 2018

The AEO Excellence Awards judging panel has shortlisted Circdata in the category ‘Best Use of Technology’ for its 25th awards ceremony on 15 June 2018. Circdata entered its new visitor event app – called Fusion Visit – which it launched at CloserStill Media’s New York Vet and London Vet Show in November 2017.   The…

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The 3Ps of GDPR – Q&A

December 7, 2017

In our latest webinar with InPublishing, Hellen Beveridge covered the 3Ps of GDPR – Personal Data, Processing and Permission. Here she answers some of the questions there wasn’t time for and gives fuller answers to some of those she did. Q: How do you research data in a GDPR-compliant way? For example, from contact data…

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Publishers! Here’s some help to get you GDPR ready

November 29, 2017

You might be forgiven for thinking that the GDPR somehow snuck up on us unawares in the last few months, but this legislation has been years in the making. There are now less than 180 days to go until it comes into force and many publishers are finding themselves drowning in information, advice and offers…

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The 3Ps of GDPR that you must get right before May 2018

November 28, 2017

Circdata’s Hellen Beveridge hosted a recent webinar in association with InPublishing to enlighten listeners on the 3Ps of GDPR they must get right before it comes into force in May 2018. So, do you know what the 3Ps are? If not, read on! Processing Permission Personal Data The webinar went into detail on each of…

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Circdata unveils its new event app

November 23, 2017

Circdata has expanded its product portfolio and launched its event app – called Fusion-Visit – at New York Vet and London Vet Show this month. The Circdata development team worked closely with CloserStill Media to ensure the app is reliable and as easy to use as possible, offering all the essential functionality an event attendee…

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Circdata headlines the AEO Forums

November 15, 2017

Circdata is to be a headline sponsor of the AEO Forums, taking place on 26th January at London’s Business Design Centre. Delegates at the event will be able to get expert guidance on the specific issues the new GDPR legislation will bring to their specific organisation. The theme for the event is Tales of the…

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Circdata encourages AEO Excellence Awards guests to #twerkwithcirc!

June 20, 2017

This year’s AEO Excellence Awards had something for everyone and Circdata was delighted to be a headline sponsor again. Host, James Nesbitt wowed guests by entering the Great Ballroom at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Friday, whilst singing Come Fly With Me. A talent that was a surprise to many of the 1000+ event industry…

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Peddling myths to harry the innocent

June 15, 2017

Like wasps to a pot of jam, the buzz of experts rushing onto the GDPR bandwagon is incessant. Leading cyber security entrepreneur Jane Frankland posted just two days ago ‘Can we really trust GDPR Products, Services and “Experts”?‘ and I found myself agreeing with much of what she said. Given that a good deal of my time at the…

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