Category: Data Protection

10 Things To Consider When Drafting Your Remote Working Policy

By fiona kiely / July 3, 2020

Guest Post by Marie Murphy, Fort Privacy These days we are all talking about the “New Normal”. Whether we apply that to how we shop, or what’s happening in schools and creches or how the GAA is adapting to get people back playing games, there seems to be a general acceptance that for now at…

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Webinar – Monitoring & Managing Compliance with GDPR

By chris hanlon / March 25, 2019

Webinar – Monitoring & Managing Compliance with GDPR The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been described as the biggest data protection change in a generation, and has already altered how businesses handle data for the foreseeable future. With GDPR now in play, we continue to examine how its implementation has panned out so far, what have…

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National Data Protection Conference – 6th March 2019

By chris hanlon / February 20, 2019

National Data Protection Conference – 6th March 2019 The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been described as the biggest data protection change in a generation, and has already altered how businesses handle data for the foreseeable future. With GDPR now in play, this conference examines how its implementation has panned out so far, what have…

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10 Things You Need to Do If You Are Outsourcing an Activity

By chris hanlon / November 28, 2018

There is a growing trend in organisations relying on outsourced service providers (OSPs) to deliver (often key) elements of their overall service. When you surrender service activities, how can you be certain that your OSPs are operating to the standards you require? This can be of particular concern where the outsourcing organisation is a regulated…

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GDPR Essentials – CPD Approved

By chris hanlon / October 26, 2018

With the implementation date of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) now well behind us, we will be holding a 2-hour CPD approved session on GDPR Compliance on Friday, 23rd November at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Limerick.

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Data Breaches, Due Diligence & Third Parties – The Nightmare is Real

By chris hanlon / July 12, 2018

There have been several high profile reports of data breaches recently, including Ticketmaster, Thomas Cook and Harvey Norman. Harvey Norman attributed their reported breach to a third party and issued the following statement detailing the provider – “We wish to alert you to a data breach that has occurred in the systems of a third-party website service…

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THE MARKETING MANAGER V THE DPO… EXPECT FIREWORKS – APRIL 19TH

By chris hanlon / April 18, 2018

CalQRisk MD, Paul O’Brien and Senior Research Analyst, Fiona Kiely will be among the speakers at this event and they will be examining the roles of the Data Controller, the Marketing Manager and the Data Protection Officer as well as suggesting practical advice on how to establish GDPR compliant processes in your marketing activities.

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CalQRisk GDPR Demonstration – IHF Members

By chris hanlon / April 10, 2018

As we fast approach the May 25th deadline, CalQRisk have decided to extend their special offer to IHF members and as a result are hosting a webinar demonstrating their product offering at 2.30pm on the 18th of April.

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CalQRisk to deliver GDPR CPD Event on behalf of Southern Law Association

By fiona kiely / January 26, 2018

For well over a year now, organisations from across many sectors have been using CalQRisk software to guide them through their GDPR preparations and the CalQRisk team has been supporting those software users with advice and guidance on practical implications of the GDPR such as Data Audit, Risk-Based Approach, Data Protection Impact Assessment and Data Breach Management. The demand for our support has been so great that we have designed a CPD course entitled A Risk Based Approach to Achieving and Maintaining GDPR Compliance.

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The Why, Who, What and How of the Data Protection Officer (DPO)

By fiona kiely / August 11, 2017

The 25th May 2018 may sound like a long way off but there are significant steps that must be taken in the meantime to ensure your organisation is fully compliant on ‘GDPR Day’ and beyond.

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