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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Introducing the BGDPA

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Welcome to the Bailiwick of Guernsey Data Protection Association (BGDPA), formerly the Association Of Data Protection Officers (ADPO). The BGDPA has been set up for individuals with an interest in Data Protection and the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation. Please read our previous press release (branded as ADPO) here
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