Over the last few weeks commercial radio stations have been playing “adverts” about data protection from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) or perhaps better to call them public information announcements (albeit not as iconic as those public information films for those of us of a certain age such as the Green Cross Code or Reginald Molehusband (unfortunately original film was lost). The ICO anouncements advise that “Whatever your customers trust you to do, they trust you with […]

As a relatively new initiative, Merseyside Digital only began it’s GDPR preparation just over 2 months ago, but we are committed to achieving compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation on or before May 25, 2018. reviewing all processes, procedures, data systems, and documentation to ensure that we will be ready when the GDPR goes into effect. Much of this preparation is happening behind the scenes: Updates to Data Privacy and Cookie Policies to meet the […]

As I write this on 12th March, there are only 52 WORKDAYS / 74 DAYS left until the GDPR deadline on 25 May, – should you be attending this GDPR seminar, pretty affordable compared to some of the others doing the rounds. Date: Mon 19 March 2018 Time: 10:00 – 13:00 Venue: Central Library, William Brown Street, L3 8EW Tickets: £35 at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-gdpr-countdown-clock-is-ticking-is-your-business-ready-tickets-43444333170 It will cover the following topics What is the GDPR and its aims? What it is not. Compliance roadmap 6 Principles & […]

Are you aware of how to get ready for GDPR? We know this may not be on your list of high priorities but the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect on May 25th 2018. It is an important change in data protection legislation and applies throughout Europe and could even impact any businesses outside of Europe who have a relationship with a European-based business. The aim of the regulation is greater transparency […]