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Businesses risk all through GDPR ignorance

May 30, 2017

Leading law practice Irwin Mitchell have recently conducted a survey of 2,129 senior decision makers within business and the results are pretty astonishing. With just under a year to go until implementation, only three in every ten have started to prepare for GDPR and 35% are unaware of the new rules, including fines for data…

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Getting people to say yes – the issue of Consent

May 17, 2017

In April 2016, Baroness Neville-Rolfe addressed a conference in London with the following remarks: “Data… represents people. Individuals with personal lives, reputations and livelihoods increasingly enmeshed with the technology we rely on through the data they share.” Changing mindsets to recognise data as ‘people’ rather than ‘units of information’ is fundamental to the expansion of…

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