GDPR – the cost of getting it wrong

In the UK, the Data Protection Act 1998 sets out how organisations must handle data and that includes a number of ways in which a company can be penalised.

The new legislation, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that comes into effect on the 25th of May introduces tougher penalties.

Let’s look at some of the fines issued this year under the DPA and the change to enforcement penalties under the new GDPR. Read more

Data breaches – a rising tide of scandals

Data scandals seem to be coming thick and fast these days. Every week it feels like a different company is hacked or wrapped up in some form of scandal involving the personal information of their customers. Let’s look at how and why it might be happening. Read more

GDPR checklist – wake up and start preparing

Talking to small and medium sized businesses it would be fair to say that the attitude towards GDPR compliance is a little sleepy. Some might even say sloth like. The fact is, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be enforced from the 25th of May 2018, requiring all organisations that handle EU residents’ data to abide by new rules and regulations. That includes England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Read more

Relax – controlling your Facebook data is easy

Have you been shocked by the news surrounding Cambridge Analytica and Facebook in the last week? I was and it prompted me to look through what apps have access to my data on Facebook. There were 105. It was time to bail out my data. Read more

Adlantic has relaunched

We’ve had a busy few months at Adlantic but we are thrilled to welcome you to our new website. Read more


GDPR Uncovered Event – 1st May 2018

GDPR Training Event Overview

Everything you wanted to ask about GDPR but were too afraid to ask. You will come out with a much better understanding of how to achieve the lawful, profitable and ethical use of personal data, in line with GDPR.

In this event we bring you a fully qualified CIPP/E Data Protection expert, Hayley Jaffrey (CIPP-E CQP MCQI) to explain how GDPR will impact your business. Our expert Trainer will provide practical guidance on how GDPR impacts your business, and more specifically your marketing activities and use of personal data.

About GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is one of the most important pieces of legislation to affect marketers, globally. It comes in to force on the 25th of May 2018. It’s time to get ready. Gain a clear understanding of GDPR, what it is and how it impacts your overall business. This course will help you;

  • understand the GDPR law, its impact and the requirements on your business
  • protect your company from litigation and fines
  • build better marketing consent based campaigns
  • create a roadmap to compliance

Who should attend?

This course is for business owners, charities, and IT & marketing practitioners who have limited knowledge of compliance, data protection and GDPR.

  • SME Business Owners
  • 3rd Sector
  • Marketing Professionals and Agencies
  • IT Managers & Professionals

Learning outcomes

  • What the new GDPR law is and what it means for businesses.
  • What a data audit involves and options for implementation.
  • Customer data capture – design compliant forms and web capture devices.
  • Data security – protect personal data and your reputation.
  • Privacy notices – GDPR places great emphasis on transparency.

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