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Shadow Profiles Part 2

Remember we mentioned about Shadow Profiles and how YOU share information about your friends on Social Networks? The Cambridge Analytica situation is just using this information YOU shared. OK, Facebook has not made it absolutely clear how to prevent this, but following these simple tips will help prevent data leaks: Stop sharing your information to…

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The US CLOUD Act, Privacy and that pesky GDPR

In the UK, how will the CLOUD Act affect #GDPR and what will the effect be of data stored in the UK by US companies like MS Azure, AWS or GCP?

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Beware the ghost of Google Maps ..

Beware Google Maps scammers

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Looking for GDPR advice?

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If you’re looking for a Data Protection Officer or GDPR “advice”, you need to read this interesting article from Tim Turner at 2040 Training Ltd.

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FAQ and handy hints about #GDPR

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The ICO recently launched a helpline for SME’s and from the questions asked have compiled a really helpful FAQ guide. Have a look at https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/business/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr-faqs/ This will help when dealing with the GDPR “experts” that will be trying to make some quick cash on the back of your business needs. Well done ICO !

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GDPR and Shadow Profiles

What is a “Shadow Profile”? A Shadow Profile is a set of user data held by a Social Media platform (eg Facebook or Twitter) that has been collected – even though the user did not create a profile or use the platform. “My gosh!” I hear you cry – “How on earth could these nasty…

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Shop-in-a-Box

Hopefully, you have noticed we recently packaged up some of our most requested and helpful services for SME’s. You can now purchase Cloud Computing for your WordPress, Joomla or Drupal. Or a complete, configured eCommerce site based on WooCommerce or Magento, with feeds to all the major shopping sites. Once you’re up and running, you…

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ICO GDPR Consent Guidance responses

Phew, it’s a long title, but here are the Summary of Responses from a Consultation on GDPR Consent Guidance by the ICO. ICO Responses (pdf) If you need any assistance with compliance issues surrounding data protection and privacy, let us know by clicking on our Contact Us page.

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GDPR – Upcoming changes to Terms of Service

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GDPR We’ve all heard of it. Some people may even know about it. A lot may not know what to do about it. While the dust cloud settles, we’re updating our Terms of Service for some of our services to take into account changes by our partners as described in additional privacy and terms of…

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Fylde Coast Business Owners

Local business owners helping each other At nedwos, we are proud to have been based in the Northwest of England for many years while working all over Europe. I have just recently joined the Fylde Coast Business Owners Facebook group and realise there is a large number of smaller business’ that don’t have access to…

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