Data Protection

What will Brexit mean for data flow?

As some countries across Europe begin to ease lockdown measures, and as the UK looks as though it may not be too far behind, a semblance of life and business as usual seems to be drawing closer. However, the post-COVID-19 future still holds lots of uncertainties. One that has taken …

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Cyber Security

The Inside Track on Protecting Intellectual Property (IP)

Protecting intellectual property (IP) is critical to business survival. It’s what sets companies apart from their competition, framing the business, its purpose and growth potential. While losing customer data damages a brand’s reputation, trust and even bottom line, losing IP can threaten a company’s very existence. Therefore, preventing valuable corporate …

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Data Protection

Data protection – another COVID-19 casualty?

As the trial of NHSX’s contact tracing app kicks off on the Isle of Wight before national roll-out in weeks, Julian Hayes and Andrew Watson of the Data Protection team at BCL Solicitors consider if Data Protection has become another casualty of the Coronavirus. With a third of the planet’s …

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Data Protection

How to “Sell” privacy by design

Privacy by Design is a longstanding concept which organisations have had to become more familiar with over the last few years and has become an integral part of both modern privacy regulations (most famously, GDPR) and data subjects’ expectations. [...]Read More...