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Category Archives for "GDPR"

What GDPR & Slimming Pills Have in Common

With the deadline for GDPR looming I can understand why a lot of small business owners are looking for a quick fix. There are two types of business owner. The first type is aware of GDPR, they’ve made some decisions and they’ve hired a VA or joined a support group and they’re slowly and steadily […]

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GDPR: The Elephant in the Room

This week I’ve been part of a panel for Moneybox on BBC Radio 4 talking about GDPR. I’ve had an amazing response from business owners all over the UK, especially when I told the ICO representative what I thought! You can hear the conversation here – http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09xcshq As well as all the scaremongering about GDPR, it […]

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Do I Need a Data Protection Officer?

One of the questions we’re often asked about is “Does our business need a data protection officer?” At KoffeeKlatch we like to make things simple and easy for you to understand, after all, who has time to learn to speak fluent legal? (Aside from us of course!) Found this infographic useful? Feel free to use […]

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The Chief Elf Officer Reports on Santa’s Business

I cannot confirm or deny that this is the official CEO business statement from Santa’s business as it would indicate that he’s had a data breach. A fine of 4% of Santa’s turnover may change the face of Christmas forever and you won’t have a smiling loved one waiting for you under the mistletoe! A […]

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MailChimp, Marketing & GDPR

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There’s been a lot of talk about Mailchimp’s decision to make single opt-in the default on 31st October. Here are 10 things you need to know about marketing with MailChimp and GDPR. STOP PRESS Mailchimp have decided to those of us based in the EU remain on single opt-in so we can more easily be […]

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Cyber risk and insurance

Cyber risk and insurance

Working with a team is an amazing way to be more than the sum of your parts. When that team includes subcontractors, freelancers or a supply chain the opportunities are multiplied.With opportunity comes risk and this article is about identifying and reducing exposure to risk. Most exposure can be reduced in house yet a few […]

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Social Media And Consent to Pitch #GDPR

Can a 2-second click ruin your evening? It’s Friday night and after a wonderful day with my VIP group. I came home, put my feet up and decided to catch up with Facebook. As I’m scrolling through my feed I see someone I’d exchanged messages with earlier in the month. They’d asked me a question, […]

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Is there a small business exception for GDPR?

“GDPR doesn’t apply to organisations  of less than 250 people.”A misreading of Article 30 has led to this rumour starting to spread. There is an exception for individuals using data for purely personal or household activities. There are other exceptions in GDPR Article 2.2 (in essence for Government and law enforcement), but the ‘household’ exception […]

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