Data Protection

We advise businesses of all sizes on Data Protection and Privacy issues. In an increasingly regulated environment, business must manage the data they control to ensure they manage financial and reputational risk.

With the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018 business are now more aware than ever of the necessity to control and process personal data in a compliant manner. 

With accountability and governance at the forefront of new Data Protection legislation, the GDPR requires businesses put in place appropriate technical and organisational measures to implement the data protection principles and safeguard individual rights. This is ‘data protection by design’.

We have experience of drafting and developing a variety of policies and compliant documents, and advising on various matters, including:

  • Privacy Policies
  • Website Privacy Notices
  • Employee Privacy Notices
  • Customer Privacy Notices
  • Data Retention Policies
  • Subject Access Policies and Procedures
  • Data Breach Policies
  • Data Protection Impact Assessments
  • GDPR
  • Data Protection Act 2018
  • Freedom of Information Requests
  • Electronic Communications and Direct Marketing
  • Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulation (PECR)
  • Data Sharing
  • CCTV

To contact us about Data Protection or GDPR please contact Richard Newstead at richard.newstead@scesolicitors.co.uk or by calling 0113 350 4030. 

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  • 3 Things We Learnt In Law This Week (18 April 2019)

    Tags: Employment Law, Employment Tribunal, Unlawful Deductions, Overtime

    Holland & Barrett Employee Wins Overtime Case

    A tribunal has ruled that Holland & Barrett made unlawful deductions from the pay of an employee who was required to carry out tasks beyond his contracted hours.

    Mr Fitz was employed as a supervisor and was required to cover for the store manager if they were absent. This required opening the store in the morning and closing the store in the evening, among other tasks that needed to be completed during opening hours.

    Closing the store involved four stages: closing the tills on the shop floor; reconciling the tills in the back office; closing the register and locking up the store, all of which Holland & Barrett told the tribunal took a few minutes. However, Fitz claimed that he also had to undertake other additional tasks at the … more

    

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