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    GDPR for SMEs: Benefit or Burden?

    Nov 29, 2019 9:12:25 AM / by Brodie Bavidge posted in EU, Data Privacy, Data Protection, Small business GDPR, Data Protection Officer, Data Consent, Marketing under GDPR, gdpr 2019

    When the EU fully enforced the GDPR back in May of 2018, there were many speculations and doubts on the consequences, and whether or not SMEs will need to adhere to the full extent of the regulations or not. A common misconception that followed was that the GDPR was seen as a data privacy law that would only be looking into the data protection practices of big multinational enterprises. After over  a year since it’s enforcement now, we are able to see the first results on the extent of how the GDPR can apply to each type of business, and what best practices businesses can turn to in order to stay aligned to the obligations. In this blog post, we look into the important points SMEs should know in regards to the GDPR and how the regulation can be turned into a benefit, rather than a burden.

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    Ad Tech and Privacy Law Compliance: A Complicated Relationship

    Sep 27, 2019 9:04:40 AM / by Brodie Bavidge posted in EU, GDPR Compliance, Data Protection, GDPR for SMEs, Small business GDPR, Medium business GDPR, Data Protection Officer, GDPR Reputation, GDPR For Tech Companies, Data Consent, Cookie, Consent, Cookies, Marketing, Marketing under GDPR, GDPR for Marketers, gdpr, gdpr 2019, Europe, DPA, Britain

    Back in June, the UK’s Data Protection Authority (ICO) released statements on their stance in regards to ad tech, saying: “If you operate in the adtech space, it’s time to look at what you’re doing now, and to assess how you use personal data” (Simon McDougall, Executive Director for Technology and Innovation at ICO). The ICO also released a report that looked into how the ad tech sector should comply with the GDPR. Below are the most important aspects to take into account if you work in or with the ad tech sector: 

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    8 GDPR compliance tips explained by Queen songs

    Feb 26, 2019 1:30:00 PM / by Elif Kaya | Legal Department | PrivacyPerfect posted in GDPR Compliance, GDPR Guideline, Compliance, GDPR Processings, GDPR for SMEs, Small business GDPR, Medium business GDPR, Data Protection Officer, GDPR For Tech Companies, GDPR Compliance Program, Queen

    Often the best way to tackle complicated matters is to make it fun. Because, the show must go on. Therefore, here are 8 essential tips to become and stay compliant with the GDPR if you don’t want to be the next one biting the dust. 

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    GDPR Compliance for SMEs – Is Everybody Up to Date?

    Jul 25, 2018 1:03:00 PM / by Elif Kaya | Legal Department | PrivacyPerfect posted in GDPR Compliance, GDPR Guideline, SME, GDPR for SMEs, Small business GDPR, Medium business GDPR

     
    Although it has been almost two months since the GDPR’s launch across the EU, there are still organisations that have not started working towards compliance with the new law. These are mostly small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that believe they are immune to the GDPR and the potential fines imposed as a result of data breaches. Of course, they are not. 
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    Do SMEs need to keep record of their processing activities?

    Apr 24, 2018 10:00:00 AM / by Elif Kaya | Legal Department | PrivacyPerfect posted in EU, GDPR Compliance, Data Privacy, Data Protection, Compliance, SME, GDPR for SMEs, Small business GDPR, Medium business GDPR

    With the GDPR fully enforceable, more and more questions arise regarding the scope of article 30 GDPR. As you might already know, article 30 GDPR imposes the obligation to maintain records of processing activities by both controllers and processors. In this blog post, we will address if and how small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can comply with article 30 GDPR.

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