GDPR

Steps to GDPR Compliance: Vendor Management

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Vendor management Through the GDPR looking glass… “She generally gave herself very good advice, (though she very seldom followed it)” – Why all entities processing data should follow the “very good advice” to “know your Vendor” Introduction In Step 2 of our GDPR blog series, we talked about the importance of data mapping, and knowing where […]

Who, when, and what to check

How to Decide When, Who, and What, to Check.

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One of the key considerations when beginning the process of background screening is deciding when you will conducted checks, who needs to be checked, and what they need to be checked for. This should be written in policy to ensure that there is a consistent approach to screening, now and in the future. But how […]

GDPR Data Mapping

Steps to GDPR Compliance: Data Mapping

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Data mapping Step 2 – Follow the yellow brick road Why data map Data mapping should be a key element in any organisation’s compliance strategy, including any pre-employment screening policy. The prospective employer (data controller) can face questions from its candidate base about where their personal data is being sent and how it is used. […]

Privacy S.H.I.E.L.D…the latest summer blockbuster

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It has taken two years but on 12 July 2016 the EU Commission finally adopted the adequacy decision on the Privacy Shield, and from 1 August 2016 entities will be able to certify with the US Department of Commerce. From a strategic perspective US companies (or EU companies doing business in the US) will be […]

Financial Conduct Authority

UK Financial Regulation – Regulated References and Other News

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We have been waiting for the regulators to publish their rules around regulated references and extending the new regime to cover different roles (algorithmic traders and client-dealing functions). They have published some updates but it will take a bit longer for us to know exactly what’s needed and implement everything following some recent updates from […]