DWF's data protection experts have the experience and knowledge to guide you through the various challenges that will arise from the GDPR. We understand that budgets are limited and pragmatic commercial decisions have to be taken. You will need to take pragmatic commercial decisions about what the key risks are to your business and we can provide you with the strategic advice, practical tools and assistance that you require in order to do this.
Organisations have a clear legal obligation to inform individuals about the collection and use of their personal data and most commonly do so via a written 'privacy notice.' However, many privacy notices (even those updated for GDPR) still fall foul of the law in a few common areas.
GDPR headlines have focused on the 'new': administrative fines, rules on consent, and notification of data breaches. What about the new data protection 'principle' – accountability? This article will explore the different ways to show accountability, which is important for compliance, and also thinking of data as part of the day to day running of your business.
Ireland’s Data Protection Bill 2018 was published in early February. This text, which may be subject to change by the Irish Parliament, will amend the current Irish Data Protection Acts, 1988 and 2003. The Bill contains two exemptions of particular relevance to insurers.