GDPR Emails

Should you send us an email asking for us to “confirm your consent” then you either obtained our email without our permission, or you don’t have our consent in the first place. In either case, you sending us the email asking for “consent” is unlawful! (psst – Google PECR)

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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:…

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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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Multiple Synchronised CMS

We use a number of Content Management Systems (CMS) with our clients, and can demonstrate expertise and automation with these CMS and Social Media outlets. CMS Supported include WordPress Joomla Drupal Social Media Platforms Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest Instagram WeHeartIt Ello Diaspora* CMS and Social Media automatically fed from our…

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Looking for GDPR advice?

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

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.…

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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…

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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…

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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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