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December 17, 2018

A golden thread throughout the GDPR is the need to be able to demonstrate compliance. Being able to demonstrate compliance depends on good record keeping, whether in written, aural (sound clips), visual (photographs) or other forms. GDPR has 34 references to the need t...

November 16, 2018

This is a case to watch, because it will determine the extent of the GDPR's reach with respect to Canadian companies

August 24, 2018

This is a frequent "reason" we have heard Canadian organizations cite for not pursuing GDPR compliance. However, Article 50 of the GDPR indicates how it will be enforced outside the EU:

In relation to third countries and international organisations, the Commission and s...

July 1, 2018

As part of my diagnostics approach, I divide GDPR compliance into seven categories of requirements, each with multiple sub-categories of requirements (the sub-categories are hard to read here). Each of these sub-categories constitutes a compliance matter that will resu...

June 10, 2018

A question was recently asked about how we could simplify GDPR compliance reporting to the board, given that not all board directors are familiar with GDPR. It is an important question, because ensuring that the risks associated with GDPR non-compliance are appropriate...

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