Our privacy and information law specialists are recognised for their expertise in helping at all stages of the data cycle They have particular strength in the retail, consumer finance and technology sectors, we provide a range of market-leading solutions, designed to fit needs and budgets.
Our depth of knowledge and distinctively approachable style of working sets us apart. Whether conducting compliance gap analysis or training, advising on how companies need to change their practices to meet the requirements of the law, devising strategies for increasing the commercial value of data, providing advice across HR related issues, dealing with complex international data flows and implementing privacy enhancing techniques with the organisation, we are committed to providing an excellent, solutions-based approach, grounded in innovation.Are you ready for GDPR? With less than six months to go before the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018, businesses need to act now to ensure they are prepared for these major data protection reforms. Visit our GDPR hub to find out more >
Join us for the latest Birmingham Briefing which looks at the key changes to our data protection laws that GDPR will bring, with a particular focus on insurance claims.
On 20 February 2018 new draft Regulations were put before Parliament which require data controllers to pay a fee to the ICO, unless an exemption applies. This article considers the proposed fee structure.
The laws relating to how organisations should deal with an individual's personal data are about to change dramatically. Organisations need to prepare now for these changes. DWF's data protection experts can provide you with strategic advice, practical tools and assistance.
In the immediate aftermath of a data breach various steps need to be taken quickly to ensure that the response is appropriate and harm to your organisation is minimised. If a notification to the ICO is to be made then this should be done quickly as the General Data Protection Regulations imposes tight timescales.
The Irish High Court has decided a case on the transfer of data by Facebook must go to the EU Court of Justice (CJEU).
The GDPR will affect all retailers who process consumer data in Europe. It is important to ensure that you have the correct processes and procedures in order to use your consumer database.
In this article we outline some of the key changes and offer practical tips to help businesses prepare for implementation of the GDPR.
In a decision likely to have wide ramifications, the Information Commissioner has fined Gloucester City Council £100,000 for a data breach that occurred as a result of the Council failing to apply an update to its IT Software.
A recent unprecedented cyber-attack, caused substantial disruption to networks across the planet. If you weren't already, and with the GDPR fast approaching, the attack highlights the need to be Cyber-Security Ready. Read our data protection experts' top ten tips to protect your business.