What is the UK GDPR?

The UK GDPR is the United Kingdom General Data Protection Regulation, which became effective on the 1st January 2021. The law covers the key principles along with rights and obligations when processing personal data in the United Kingdom and sits alongside the Data Protection Act 2018. It applies to any organization who offers goods and […]

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Data Protection Policy – What is it?

You know you need to protect your users data and have a Privacy Policy in place which outlines how you do this. But what about a Data Protection Policy? and no, it’s not the same thing. A Data Protection Policy is a policy that outlines how a company uses, manages, secures and protects their data. […]

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The 7 Key Principles of GDPR

If you have heard about data privacy then you have no doubt heard about the GDPR. There are 7 key principles that are the foundation of the GDPR, so what are they? Lawfulness, fairness and transparency Purpose limitation Data minimization Accuracy Storage limitation Integrity and confidentiality (security) Accountability These principles are set out at the […]

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What to Include in a GDPR Privacy Policy

You know you need a Privacy Policy and you think you also need to be compliant with GDPR. So what are the requirements of a GDPR Privacy Policy? The exact content of your websites Privacy Policy will be determined by the type of business you are running. However all Privacy Policies do require these things […]

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What is the Data Protection Act 2018?

The Data Protection Act (DPA) 2018 is the UK’s updated data protection law which became effective on 25th May 2018 and was recently amended on the 1st January 2021 to reflect the United Kingdom’s exit from the EU. It sits alongside the UK GDPR and replaces the Data Protection Act 1998. The United Kingdom is […]

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Where to put a Privacy Policy on your Website?

A Privacy Policy is a legal requirement for any business or website, but where should you put your Privacy Policy on your website? To be compliant with a number of International laws, including GDPR, CalOPPA and Australian Privacy Act 1988, your privacy policy is required to be in a prominent, easily located place on your […]

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3 Reasons Your Website Needs a Privacy Policy

Whether you own a website, blog or eCommerce store you may find yourself wondering, do I need a privacy policy? The short answer is, if you collect personal data from your readers or users in any form, then yes you do need a privacy policy. The three most important reasons you will require a privacy […]

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