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Act Now Training Blog by Actnowtraining - 20h ago

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018 came into force on 25th May 2018 with much fanfare. The biggest change to data protection law in 20 years, with GDPR carrying a maximum fine of 20 million …
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The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) recently served only its second Enforcement Notice for breaches of the GDPR. The first Enforcement Noticewas issued in July 2018 against a Canadian company, AggregateIQ Data Services Ltd (AIQ). Strangely it was not published on …
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The Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) came into force on 25th May 2018, alongside the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Much has been written about it, both right and wrong. The purpose of the DPA 2018 is nicely summarised by the …
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By popular demand Act Now Training has added an extra course in London for its GDPR Practitioner Certificate. The new dates added are 1st April, 8th April, 15th April and 29th April. This course has been super successful since launch …
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On 21st January 2019, theFrench National Data Protection Commission (CNIL) fined Google 50 million euros for breaches of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This is the biggest financial penalty issued so far by any European regulator under the new law. …
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On 19thDecember 2018, just when you thought that you have finally made sense of the UK’s data protection regime, the government published new regulations with the catchy title, “The Data Protection, Privacy and Electronic Communications (Amendments etc) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019.” There are sixty one pages of regulations to navigate, before 29thMarch 2019, with only one page of explanatory notes. And you though Theresa May had problems!
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Act Now Training Blog by Actnowtraining - 5M ago

Act Now Training would like to wish everyone all of the seasons greetings and we wish you a happy and prosperous 2019. The office will be shut from Friday 21st December until the 2nd January 2019. We look forward to …
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  Act Now is pleased to announce the launch of its brand new FOI Practitioner Certificate. This course is one of the first of its kind, in a way that only Act Now delivers – practical, on the ground skills …
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  On 24th October the Information Commissioner imposed a fine (monetary penalty) of £500,000 on Facebook Ireland and Facebook Inc (which is based in California, USA) for breaches of the Data Protection Act 1998.  In doing so the Commissioner levied the maximum fine …
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  As more individuals become aware of the way in which organisations such as Facebook, and Google have used their personal data unlawfully, then the prospect of litigation, and class actions, seems increasingly likely.  However, the recent case of Lloyd …
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