Data protection software tools

Data protection and privacy requirements have grown increasingly complex and while there is no substitute for a comprehensive privacy programme staffed by a knowledgeable and multidisciplinary team, there are increasingly more opportunities to enlist the help of software tools. All three companies reviewed here, offer their own custom API and set of automated tools designed to integrate with a company’s existing technology stack, [...]

By |2021-04-12T16:36:09+01:0012th April, 2021|DPO, International, News|

Tackling Covid-19 variants and its implications on global personal health data sharing

The evolving nature of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and its new variants has raised global concerns. In this regard, scientific research efforts across all ages and types of population continue to rise in the fight against the virus. This means more personal health data will be collected, used and further processed for scientific research. [...]

By |2021-04-12T16:16:58+01:0012th April, 2021|DPO, International, News|

The EDPB’s response to European Commission’s questions on health research and the application of the GDPR 

On 2 February 2021, the EDPB published its document in response to the request from the European Commission for clarifications on the consistent application of the GDPR, focusing on health research. The EDPB will explain more on the issue in its guidelines on the processing of personal data for scientific research purposes later in [...]

By |2021-04-12T16:17:08+01:0017th March, 2021|DPO, International, News|

CNIL imposes joint accountability fines on a controller and processor for GDPR infringement

On 27 January 2021, CNIL fined a controller €150,000 and a processor €75,000 for EU (European Union) GDPR data protection infringements.  After receiving numerous personal data breach notifications from customers who were making purchases from the controller's website, CNIL initiated an investigation to analyse data processing activities of the website. The investigation was also [...]

By |2021-03-23T17:14:51+00:0017th March, 2021|DPO, International, News|

What’s on the horizon this year for data protection

We begin this year with a new EU-UK trade agreement, providing the data protection world with some comfort around data transfer flows from the EU/EEA to the UK. As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, HewardMills has highlighted data privacy trends and practical steps which organisations should take note of to ensure their data protection programmes [...]

By |2021-03-31T11:45:03+01:0020th January, 2021|DPO, International, News|

BluJay Solutions appoints HewardMills as external DPO

Leading provider of global supply chain software and services, BluJay Solutions, has appointed HewardMills as its external Data Protection Officer (DPO) for global operations with a focus in Europe and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  BluJay Solutions provides supply chain services for thousands of the world’s leading manufacturers, retailers, distributors, freight forwarders, customs brokers, carriers, and [...]

By |2021-01-20T09:57:34+00:0011th January, 2021|DPO, News|

Importance of organisations to take responsibility of their data management

In an interview with 'The Modern CIO' for Workato (Workato is the leading Enterprise Automation Platform, enabling businesses and IT to integrate their apps and automate business workflows), our CEO Dyann Heward-Mills highlighted the importance for organisations to take responsibility for data management in order to be able to operate successfully in this digital world [...]

By |2020-11-18T14:45:20+00:002nd November, 2020|News, ThoughtLeadership|

Data mapping, DPOs and consumer protection

'Data Mapping: DPOs and consumer protection: Creating a winning approach for global privacy compliance' On Thursday 16th July 2020 BST 2pm, join CEO Dyann Heward-Mills in conversation with CEO Peter Baumann from Active Navigation and Counsel Katherine Armstrong from Faegre Drinker on Data Mapping.  Key Takeaways from the webinar session will be: [...]

By |2020-07-01T10:47:22+01:001st July, 2020|News|

Privacy and Security Forum (Washington DC)

Data Breach in the EU: The New Landscape Privacy and Security Academy Our European Data Protection Director and Corporate Governance Counsel, Tilly Lang will be in Washington DC on 14-16th October 2019 to attend the Privacy and Security Academy and data breach in the EU. The session will focus on the way that [...]

By |2020-09-16T14:52:02+01:005th August, 2019|News|

JP Reis & HewardMills Breakfast briefing

Compliance in Practice: MiFID II Summary & your questions answered Technological. Regulatory. Legal. Join JP Reis and Heward Mills at an exclusive breakfast briefing that aims to unpack the compliance, legal and operational challenges around MiFID II (Markets in Financial Instruments Directive). Includes an MiFID II Summary and an explanation of how [...]

By |2020-06-10T19:55:53+01:0030th May, 2019|News|
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