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The CP Data Protection Blog

Some thoughts and advice on issues in the Data Protection world, and sometimes straying into other Information Governance topics.

The role of the Data Protection Officer (DPO): From Blocker to Builder

The role of the Data Protection Officer (DPO): From Blocker to Builder

Data protection law is often viewed as a necessary evil, and a lot of ‘red tape’. But this doesn’t mean that data protection officers (DPOs) and other professionals in the field of data protection should be seen in the same light. Instead, Luke Beckley and Clare...

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Supporting colleagues through menopause while respecting their privacy

Supporting colleagues through menopause while respecting their privacy

More organisations are talking about supporting colleagues through menopause, which I believe is mostly a positive move, but I am worried that some of the support will inadvertently lead to privacy breaches, which I'll explain below. So I pulled together some research...

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Customer insight in social housing: How to repurpose data safely & lawfully.

Customer insight in social housing: How to repurpose data safely & lawfully.

Customer insight Customer insight in the social housing sector is a key aim amongst many housing associations; we want to better understand our customers and better serve them. However, in a recent discussion about repurposing and combining data in the social housing...

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Welcome!

Welcome to the CPDP Membership - post below to say hi and introduce yourself. We'd love to know what's your biggest challenge with data protection, and hopefully we can help!

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Social Housing – New Data Requirements

Social Housing – New Data Requirements

Social HousingNew Data RequirementsFOUR THINGS HOUSING ASSOCIATIONS NEED TO DO IN 2021 TO PREPARE FOR NEW DATA REQUIREMENTS With many housing organisations only just getting to grips with GDPR, it may seem like data management might have had it fill of changes for a...

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