May Networking Social with BGDPA Committee

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About this event The event is a non-formal social networking event where guests and committee members will be able to gather. Our committee will be on hand to explain more about what the BGDPA is set out to do and should you wish to discuss becoming a member this would be a great time to meet us before completing an application form. Date: May 27th 2021 Time: 5PM -> 7:30PM Location: Thomas de la Rue Pub To book, please visit: May Networking Social with BGDPA Committee
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[Webinar] How to keep personal data flowing freely

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The BGDPA is delighted to invite its members to the following webinar hosted by Privacy Laws. How to keep personal data flowing freely between the UK, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man and the EU? Summary:  The United Kingdom has left the European Union. Guernsey, Jersey, and the Isle of Man were never in the EU but have data protection adequacy declarations from the EU, which are now being reviewed. The UK has a provisional adequacy finding. How do these separate data protection laws work together now, and how will they impact the flow of personal data between the islands, the UK and the EU in the future? Speakers: Dr. Oliver Marsh, Head of Data Adequacy (EU/EEA), International Transfer Regime, Domestic Data Protection, Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport…
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Event: New years returns (Changes to the OPDA registration process)

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This event will cover the new changes introduced to the registration process in Guernsey for Data Protection. Do you know your LCA from your FTE? Have you filed your 2021 return? Are you an exempt person? All these questions and more will be answered by Rachel Masterton (Deputy Data Protection Commissioner) and members of the BGDPA Committee at their next lunchtime event. Date: 27 January 2021 Time: 12:15 for a 12:30 start Location: Reading Room (The Cotils) Please register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/131336199107/
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Morning Workshop: Breaches and Breach Responses – 6th November

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PLEASE NOTE: This event will now take place on Friday 6th November The BGDPA is delighted to invite you to our next event a Morning Workshop around Breaches and Breach Responses in the Reading room at Les Cotils. Please see the full flyer here. Please arrive at 08:15am for a sharp 08:30am start. Register on Eventrbite This event will be a workshop where attendees will work in groups to solve the problems organisations face when dealing with the required and practical steps in response to a breach. There will be various scenarios available to work through and BGDPA committee members from a wide range of backgrounds including Legal, Technology, Communications and Consultancy will be on hand to offer advice, answer your questions or add input where necessary. Event format: Welcome…
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EVENT: Data protection for start ups: why it is never too soon to think about your data

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Hear from a panel of experts on why small businesses should invest some time in their data protection practices. This event is moderated by Chris Chilton from Orchard PR and features a panel of experts including Richard Field, partner at Appleby and chair of the Bailiwick of Guernsey Data Protection Association and Rachel Masterton, Guernsey’s Deputy Data Protection Commissioner. Data protection might seem to be something that only concerns large businesses who deal with large amounts of data. But in fact any business needs to ensure that the data it holds is protected. While the size of fines or the seriousness of data breaches suffered by large, established businesses can be frightening, ensuring your start up or small business is following data protection principles correctly does not need to be…
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“Data protection is too important to be left to the experts”

“Data protection is too important to be left to the experts”

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Speaking at the launch event for the newly reformed Bailiwick of Guernsey Data Protection Association (BGDPA), Richard Thomas, chair of the Data Protection Authority in Guernsey and former Information Commissioner for the UK, said that data protection was too important an issue to be left solely in the care of experts. “Data protection affects all parts of the business,” he said. “IT, legal, compliance, HR, marketing, operations; there should be a senior person with knowledge across all areas who has responsibility for ensuring best practice is followed.” During his presentation, Richard stressed that the concept of data protection had come a long way in just a few years. “When I started as the Information Commissioner in the UK, data protection and security were not really taken seriously but now they…
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EVENT: Data Protection – War Stories from the ICO

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Event Description: Join us as we hear from Richard Thomas CBE, Chair of the Data Protection Authority in Guernsey and former Information Commissioner for the UK. There will be an opportunity for questions. Event Details Date: Monday, May 20th 2019 Time: 12:30pm - 1:30pm Location: Office of the Data Protection Authority Register at Eventbrite
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