Updating consent – implications of the Flybe and Honda fines

On 27th March 2017, the ICO issued Monetary Penalty Notices to Honda and

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Apr 27, 2017

“We’ve always done it this way” – What the future of fundraising is not

At the unprecedented gathering in Manchester, the Fundraising Regulator launched their long-awaited guidance – and the…

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Feb 21, 2017

Fifty Shades of Screening – Fundraising and Regulatory Compliance

The ICO’s new guidance addresses key questions that remained unanswered following the RSPCA and BHF fines: Do you need consent to undertake wealth screening? Is it compliant to use publicly available personal information for fundraising purposes?

First, this is a complicated area of law…so

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Feb 19, 2017

Big red button goes back in its box – what the FPS now means for you

Sir Stuart Etherington’s report on “Regulating Fundraising for the Future” included the recommendations for the creation of a Fundraising Preference Service (“FPS”).

The initial proposal for a “big red button” – which would have stopped all…

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Jan 26, 2017

What the RSPCA and BHF fines mean for you

We now have the full details of the RSPCA and British Heart Foundation fines. They have promoted the Charity Commission and the Fundraising Regulator to issue…

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Dec 14, 2016

First fundraising data protection fines – secrecy and sharing at the heart of poor practice

The ICO has published initial details of the fines handed to the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) and British Heart Foundation (BHF).

The charities’ approach to wealth screening; data /…

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Dec 07, 2016

Clearing the haze around the GDPR maze

Protecture held its first GDPR-focused seminars on 20th October 2016, with over 50 delegates hearing from guest speakers from the Fundraising Regulator (CEO Stephen Dunmore and Head of Policy Gerald Oppenheim) as well as Gary Shipsey, Managing Director of Protecture.

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Oct 24, 2016

BREXIT does not mean DP-EXIT

The first major post-Brexit speech delivered by the new Information Commission stressed the importance of preparing now for the coming changes in data protection regulation.

The GDPR is likely to become law on 25th May 2018 if Brexit is…

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Oct 18, 2016

Fundraiser Focus + launched

Protecture launches new service designed to support fundraiser data protection needs

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Oct 06, 2016
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