Launch of the IRMS Third Sector Retention and Disposal Toolkit

By Daniel Categories: Accuracy, Breach, Charities, Charities: ICO, Consent, Data Protection Act 2018, Data Sharing, Events, Fundraising, GDPR, Guidance, ICO, Security, Transparency

The Information and Records Management Society (IRMS) and Protecture were delighted to formally launch the IRMS Third Sector Retention and Disposal Toolkit and Schedule at an event in Central London last week. Attendees from a number of charities, not-for-profits and …

Equifax – 12 lessons to learn

By Daniel Categories: Accuracy, Breach, Brexit, Charities, Charities: ICO, Consent, Data Protection Act 2018, Data Sharing, DFE, Fines, Fundraising, GDPR, Guidance, ICO, Public Information, Security, Transparency

As the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA98) comes to an end, we have a first! The first maximum fine under the old law was issued in September to Equifax Ltd. If you’ve heard any of the Data Protection Leads here …

Fifty Shades of Screening – Fundraising and Regulatory Compliance

By Daniel Categories: Charities, Consent, Data Sharing, GDPR, Guidance, ICO, Public Information, Security, Transparency

The ICO’s new guidance addresses key questions that remained unanswered following the RSPCA and BHF fines: Do you need consent to undertake wealth screening? Is it compliant to use publicly available personal information for fundraising purposes? First, this is a …

Safe Harbour – the practical steps to take

By Daniel Categories: Guidance, ICO

The recent European Court of Justice case – ruling that US firms signed up to the “Safe Harbour” scheme could no longer be automatically considered to provide “adequate protection” to personal data they had received from clients in the EU – …