Alison Deighton

What does GDPR mean for cookies: Getting to grips with the cookie monster

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Key contractual terms when appointing an external DPO

A full version of this article first appeared in Privacy Laws & Business. It has been nearly two years since GDPR came into effect. Whilst most organisations have made substantial headway in complying with the GDPR, many are still grappling with the appointment of a Data Protection Officer (DPO) or have found that their initial arrangements […]

Marketing and consent

“Do you still want to hear from us?”, “We don’t want to lose you!”, “Please don’t go!”. Sound familiar? Over the last few weeks we have been inundated with businesses and other organisations sending us increasingly panicked messages seeking consent to enable them to continue marketing. If you are anything like us, most of these […]

It is here (finally!) … navigating the Data Protection Act 2018

With two days to go the UK Government squeezed the Data Protection Act 2018 (the Act) through Parliament in time for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) implementation date. Here we provide a brief overview of key things you need to know. Definitions Public authorities are defined by reference to the Freedom of Information Act […]