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Data Protection Toolkits built on Trust and Transparency
The Jersey Office of the Information Commissioner understands that it could feel a challenge to keep on top of your data protection obligations, but help is at hand.
Enjoy your trip abroad - but don't forget data protection!
With schools breaking up this week, the summer holidays are finally upon us. Passports packed? Check. Currency changed? Check. Data protection measures in place?
Thinking of moving? Think data protection!
When thinking about buying or renting, the first things that probably come to mind are deposits and removals but it would be a beneficial idea to also put data protection at the top of your list.
Islanders at the heart
What is Data Protection? Some know a great deal about it due to their workplace environment and training, others aren’t perhaps so familiar. But we must all remember that at the heart of data protecti...
Weather or not?
Do you ever stop to consider whether you should share your personal information or not? Are you someone who is not 100% sure what personal information is?
Online shopping and protecting your data
Shopping online is one of the most convenient things that modern life has afforded us. Here are some top tips on how to secure and maintain your privacy and security when shopping online.
Data Protection & Cyber Security – Essential, simple steps for keeping your business data safe.
It’s not unusual to presume the worlds of data protection and cyber security are one and the same. There are many areas in which these two industries do indeed cross over, particularly with how much o...
Demystifying Article 12 – Don’t cloud over the importance of transparency
With the evolution of the digital age and its knock-on effect in terms of the ease with which information is collected (including in ever-increasing amounts), it’s now more important than ever for ind...
Starting a new business? New to data protection? No problem!
Anne King, Operations Director at the Jersey Office of the Information Commissioner, gives her top tips for what to consider when it comes to data protection for new small business owners.
Protecting Your Personal Data On Holiday
School’s out and the summer holidays are finally upon us. That means it’s time for thousands of Channel Islanders to go through that final checklist of travel preparations, to ensure those much-needed...
Ask the Commissioner: Data Protection Tips for Small Businesses
As a small business owner, you have a lot to contend with. We understand that it can be a challenge to keep on top of your data protection obligations, but help is at hand.
Let’s not be part of a new phrase called ‘PrivacyWashing’. Commitment to data protection has to be more than lip service, says JOIC Operations Director Anne King.
Privacy & Sustainability
How does privacy fit into sustainability? Firstly, let us consider your privacy as a resource. Is your privacy limited by nature or can you keep growing your privacy and personal information ‘collater...
Data Protection in the Workplace - Part 3
In the final of a three-part blog series covering Data Protection in the Workplace, Information Commissioner Paul Vane discusses Lawful Bases, the impact of Artificial Intelligence and Privacy during ...
Data Protection in the Workplace - Part 2
In the second of a three-part blog series covering Data Protection in the Workplace, Information Commissioner Paul Vane delves into Data Subject Access Requests.
Data Protection in the Workplace - Part 1
In the first of a three-part blog series covering Data Protection in the Workplace, Information Commissioner Paul Vane discusses the fundamental principles of the Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2018 and...
‘Data Protection Law protects our Rights and Freedoms’
The Law itself frequently refers to ‘protecting the rights and freedoms of individuals in respect of their personal data’. The rights enshrined in the Law are there to safeguard our personal privacy a...
Privacy by Pandemic
Matt Chatterley, Owner of Codentia Ltd (code.je) looks at the relationship between contact tracing and data protection.
Data Protection is a Multi-Team Sport
You might not immediately link data protection with any sporting activity, but data protection by its very nature is a team activity. There are many participants on the data protection playing field a...
Inclusive or Intrusive?
Should ‘Diversity and Inclusion’ be on a leader’s radar right now? If so, how is it relevant to our current situation? And, what are the implications of this and Data Protection?
"Organisations that cultivate a positive speak up culture can be more effective in managing risks, especially in the face of changing circumstances"
Establishing a culture is an investment. It’s true that positive cultures take time to become well-embedded. But it’s surprising how quickly behaviours can change.
Rights of Children in a Digital World
What will our children be getting for Christmas? Where the impact of the digital world on children’s development is becoming increasingly important, it is more essential than ever to promote respect f...
"We only have fourteen hours to save the Earth!"
Leonie McCrann, CEO of change and project management consultancy Marbral Advisory asks whether we are now in a stage of data protection apathy post May 2018.
Schrems II – The CJEU Leaves Us With More Questions Than Answers
How far will the UK follow the Court of Justice of the EU's decision in relation to transfers from the UK to non-EEA third countries?
Is Data Protection on your Board Radar?
Remember it is not just the prospect of severe penalties for the organisation and potentially the board; it is also the company’s reputation for caring for what these days is often a major asset class...
EU-US Privacy Shield invalidation
Last week the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) (in what is known as the ‘Schrems II’ judgment) invalidated the EU-US Privacy Shield mechanism for data transfers between the EU and the US....
Busting Data Protection Myths - Cookies
What we are interested in from a data protection perspective is to what extent cookies pose a threat to privacy.
Cutting through the white noise of data protection – Back to basics
Anyone who has listened to me talk about data protection will have likely heard me use the phrases ‘back to basics’, ‘keep it simple’ and ‘how would you feel if it was your personal data’. You may als...
Busting Data Protection Myths Part 3 - Transparency and Privacy
There is a myth that privacy, on one hand, and access to information for the purposes of accountability, on the other, are competing values. I have heard many times that ‘freedom of information and pr...
Privacy and Journalism: How does it work?
As a journalist with a duty of care to both my contributors and to viewers, and as someone who abides by the laws of the land, there are a myriad of issues I deal with when it comes to protecting peop...
Retention – What’s the secret formula?
Intangibles always seem to generate the biggest concerns and the matter of retention of documents is right up there amongst them.
Successful Data Protection Programmes and Data Protection Officers
An effective Data Protection Officer (DPO) is necessary for a successful data protection programme. The Data Protection Law requires all public authorities and private businesses in certain circumstan...
Busting Data Protection Myths Part 2
Another common myth is that data protection interferes with the ability of the police to investigate crimes effectively. That is incorrect; there is an exemption in our data protection law to enable t...
Busting Data Protection Myths Part 1
Being informed about our data protection laws also involves being able to distinguish valid information about them from misinformation. It is important to avoid succumbing to the many myths currently ...
Employee Surveillance and Biometric Technologies
Surveillance and biometric technologies, like marriages, should not be entered into unadvisedly or lightly; but reverently, discreetly, advisedly, and soberly.
CCTV under Scrutiny
The use of CCTV has become so commonplace that most people have become oblivious to the risks that it poses. It is clear that, in the right circumstances, CCTV can be effective in protecting property ...
Tracking, tracing and proximity Apps in response to Covid-19
The current Covid-19 pandemic is creating significant challenges for us all, in terms of how we live our lives, how we work, and even how we maintain our democracies, to name a few. One of the many in...
Are businesses legally responsible for data breaches by ‘rogue’ employees?
The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom recently held in the case of WM Morrisons Supermarkets plc v. Various Claimants  UKSC 12 that the retail grocery chain Morrisons was not vicariously liabl...