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Our consultancy services range from short term, specific data privacy help, to get you on the right track all the way up to significant programme involvement to help you define and deliver compliance in major business areas.

We also offer outsourced Data Protection Officer (DPO) services, providing you with a flexible service to suit your business needs from one day per month through to full time support. Our DPOs are highly skilled individuals with a track record in delivering the service you expect from people who have experience, knowledge and the desire to pass these on to your business.

Other services offered include:

  • Training and awareness - using bespoke designed materials.
  • Breach Investigations - Independent breach investigation/review
  • Compliance Analysis - Reviewing your organisation and providing plans and guidance for compliance
  • Data Protection Impact Assessments - Development, review, management.

All our services are bespoke to your needs. Contact us to arrange a chat and to see how we can give your business the Information Edge.

ICO response to the Ministry of Justice?s announcement of their triennial review of the Information Commissioner?s Office

The ICO has issued the following statement in response to the Ministry of Justice?s announcement of a triennial review of the Information Commissioner?s Office. Triennial reviews are part of the Government?s commitment to making sure that non-departmental public bodies (NDPBs) continue to have regular independent challenge. ...

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Scottish health board ordered to improve after peoples details left abandoned

The Information Commissioner?s Office (ICO) has ordered Grampian Health Board (NHS Grampian) to take action to make sure patients? information is better protected....

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Company director fined for illegally accessing mobile phone company?s customer database

A company director has been fined after illegally accessing one of Everything Everywhere?s (EE) customer databases....

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?Organisations must act now to avoid oldest hackers' trick in the book? says ICO

The Information Commissioner?s Office (ICO) is warning organisations that they must make sure their websites are protected against one of the most common forms of online attack ? known as SQL injection....

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ICO continues nuisance calls clampdown as over ?500,000 issued in fines

The Information Commissioner?s Office (ICO) has issued a ?70,000 fine to a Devon marketing firm responsible for hundreds of nuisance calls. The latest fine takes the value of the penalties served by the ICO on companies making live nuisance calls to over ?500,000 as it continues to tackle the problem. ...

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ICO praises credit reference industry data handling

A report published by the Information Commissioner?s Office (ICO) today has highlighted a good understanding of data protection in the credit reference industry....

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ICO highlights need to apply security updates after Shellshock flaw discovered

The Information Commissioner?s Office is urging organisations and individuals to make sure that their IT systems are up-to-date....

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Global survey finds 85% of mobile apps fail to provide basic privacy information

A survey of over 1,200 mobile apps by 26 privacy regulators from across the world has shown that a high number of apps are accessing large amounts of personal information without adequately explaining how people?s information is being used. ...

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ICO reviews data sharing code of practice

We published our data sharing code of practice in May 2011 and now is a good time to assess its impact in the past couple of years. We are interested in knowing how you use the code and how it helps your organisation comply with its data protection and freedom of information obligations. We would be grateful if you could take ten minutes to complete our survey. The survey will run until the 5th October 2014. ...

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Local authorities audit report: ?areas of good practice, but clear room for improvement by all?

A report published by the Information Commissioner?s Office (ICO) today has highlighted ?clear room for improvement? in how local authorities comply with the Data Protection Act....

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