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WriteUpp – Access Requests for GDPR (Desktop v2.05.24)

Bob Bond

Depending on your view on GDPR you will be delighted to know that today’s update is our penultimate GDPR-related release. It includes the Access Request functionality that we’ve been talking about for some time along with a host of other improvements and bug fixes. Before we get started on what’s in the v2.05.24 release here’s a […]

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We’re ISO27001:2013 Registered

Bob Bond

One of the most frequent questions we get asked is: “Is WriteUpp GDPR compliant?” Unfortunately, its the wrong question to ask as “compliant” implies a level of ratification that doesn’t exist. No one is going to be certified against GDPR before or after 25th May 2018. Whether you’re a data controller or data processor it’s your […]

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GDPR: Don’t Underestimate the Access Request

Bob Bond

It remains to be seen how much visibility GDPR will get with consumers and patients when it comes into effect on May 25th 2018. Certainly, the recent Facebook/Cambridge Analytica saga has raised consumer awareness of the amount of data that organisations and public bodies hold about them and the ways in which it can be […]

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WriteUpp – Consent for GDPR (Desktop v2.05.23)

Bob Bond

In today’s update we’ve introduced the consent feature which is primarily designed to help you comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), although it can be used as a mechanism to record any form of consent. In particular, this feature relates to Article 13 of the GDPR, the “right to be informed”. It requires you to present […]

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GDPR: Email Encryption

Bob Bond

It’s a little under 90 days before GDPR takes effect and one of the hottest topics that has been hitting our Help Desk in recent weeks has been “email encryption’. The line (and tone) goes something like this: “I need to encrypt my emails to be GDPR compliant” I’m not clear where it has come […]

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