GDPR is just around the corner and it is time to get your head out of the sand if you are a sole trader or micro-business. In my recent piece - GDPR Checklist – for sole traders and Micro businesses, I summarised my learning on the recent journey for RapidBI. In that journey, I thought I had covered 99% of the bases. But it seems I missed one KEY POINT. And this one is a big one! I have since added it, but as many won't read all the piece I thought it worth a short piece of its own. ICO … [Read more...] about GDPR Get your head out the sand – Part 2 for sole traders and Micro businesses
Data protection law changes on 25 May 2018 for all of us in Europe & beyond. There is a lot of information out there but little about GDPR for Sole Traders and Micro-Businesses UPDATED 14 MAY to include ICO registration requirements The law on data protection says what you should do when you collect, use, store or do anything else with people’s personal data. This law changes on 25 May 2018. As a freelance or independent professional (working as a sole trader or micro-business/ … [Read more...] about GDPR Checklist – for sole traders and Micro businesses
Double standards by call centre staff & utilities firms with our data and our privacy Call centre data protection - suppliers that have our data claim they take this stuff seriously. But do they really? Is it just a one way street? do they honestly believe that data protection only works one way? we have rights about our data and need to be protective about it too. It's a busy afternoon. You get a call from one of your utilities companies. They introduce themselves...ok … [Read more...] about Call Centre Data Protection & privacy – take action to protect yourself now!