The concept that information which has been converted and stored in binary digital form is subject to the laws of the country in which it is located.

Business Email: This is the second part in the email deletion series and concerns B2B relationships. GDPR text is ambiguous as to whether a distinction can be drawn between corporate email addresses and individual email addresses. Is it still possible to opt-out with a corporate email address?

This glossary is the second in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) series. GDPR aims to bring data protection into the 21st century and it is easy to get caught up with what needs to be done to be GDPR compliant. What is less frequently elaborated on in blog posts are the reasons and principles for the introduction of GDPR. In my experience, I have found it easier to understand the practical implications of GDPR after breaking down the EU’s theoretical reasons for introducing the regulation.

I have found that many blog posts and articles seem to assume that you are a GDPR expert. As I am currently researching the General Protection Data Regulation, I am coming across websites which are unclear as to the very basics of the regulation and therefore I thought it would be useful to write some answers to GDPR FAQs to refer back to when reading some more complex documents. I chose these questions to ground more complex GDPR issues.

Charges that the research firm Cambridge Analytica have misused the information of over 50 million Facebook users has been like oil to a flame in questioning the privacy of social media. How much information have social networks stored about you?

This is the first part of four of our GDPR Glossary. GDPR is an EU regulation to be implemented on the 25th May 2018 which seeks to give people more control over how organisations use their data, introduce greater penalties for organisations who fail to comply with these rules and greater protection for those that suffer a breach of data.

The tech industry in the UK has issued a warming to ministers that a transition away from EU data protection standards following Brexit will damage the UK’s status as a technology hub. Amid the growing misunderstanding amongst Brexiteers that diverging from the tough EU data protection laws will give Britain a competitive advantage compared to other EU states in this fast growing sector.

In the three months since the research undertaken by Serviceteam IT, which explored the impact of the external challenges that businesses face in 2017 and beyond, the uncertainly has not changed. The uncertainty of Brexit, the introduction of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and the rise of cyber-crime, and most importantly Data Sovereignty.