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  • Preparation guide for the new data protection laws

    Preparation guide for the new data protection laws

    Friday, February 16, 2018

    Data protection and privacy laws are being strengthened throughout the world in response to the ever increasing use of technology and the threats such processing poses to individuals.  In th…

  • Have your say on the new data protection laws

    Have your say on the new data protection laws

    Tuesday, February 13, 2018

    The Cabinet Office's proposed new data protection laws for the Isle of Man are open for consultation.  The new laws include a short enabling Bill, the Data Protection Bill 2018, which had it…

  • EU Notice: impact on Island with regard to transfers of personal data to UK after Brexit

    EU Notice: impact on Island with regard to transfers of personal data to UK after Brexit

    Wednesday, January 10, 2018

    On 9 January 2018, the EU Commission published a “Notice to Stakeholders” regarding the “Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU rules in the field of data protection”.

     

    This Notice …

  • Latest GDPR Newsletter issued

    Latest GDPR Newsletter issued

    Monday, January 08, 2018

    The newsletter covers all the latest updates regarding the GDPR and the latest issue, together with all the previous issues, is available on the website.

     

    You can keep up to date by:

    Sig…

  • FOI Decision Notice Issued

    FOI Decision Notice Issued

    Friday, January 05, 2018

    A decision notice has been issued to the Cabinet Office and can be found at: https://www.inforights.im/document-library/freedom-of-information-notices/

     

    Guidance on making a Freedom of In…

  • FOI Decision Notice Issued

    FOI Decision Notice Issued

    Thursday, December 21, 2017

    A new decision notice has been published and can be found at: https://www.inforights.im/document-library/freedom-of-information-notices/

     

    Guidance on making a Freedom of Information reque…

  • New GDPR "Closer Look" publication released

    New GDPR "Closer Look" publication released

    Friday, December 01, 2017

    The Commissioner has released a new publication in the "Closer Look" series.

    The new document, "A Closer Look at Rights and Remedies", forms part of the series aimed at assisting controller…

  • Guernsey gets new data protection law

    Guernsey gets new data protection law

    Thursday, November 30, 2017

    Guernsey has become the first of the Crown Dependencies to pass a new data protection law to bring the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) into domestic law.  Royal Assent is the final…

  • Guernsey publish GDPR Bill

    Guernsey publish GDPR Bill

    Friday, October 27, 2017

    Many Island businesses operate cross-jurisdictional and, in particular, across the Crown Dependencies and are keeping a watching brief on how the Crown Dependencies intend to implement GDPR.…

  • GDPR publications

    GDPR publications

    Wednesday, October 04, 2017

    The Information Commissioner has published further new GDPR guidance.

    The new document, "A closer look at records of processing" forms part of the series aimed at assisting controllers subj…

  • Do you know about Freedom of Information?

    Do you know about Freedom of Information?

    Wednesday, September 27, 2017

    September 28th is the International Right to Know Day on which awareness about people's right to access government information is raised and freedom of information is promoted as being essen…

  • Further GDPR 'Closer look' guides released

    Further GDPR 'Closer look' guides released

    Monday, September 18, 2017

    The Information Commissioner has published new GDPR guidance.

    The two documents, "A closer look at data protection officer" and "A closer look at principles", form part of a new series aime…

  • Undertaking signed by IOM Post

    Undertaking signed by IOM Post

    Tuesday, September 12, 2017

    Isle of Man Post Office has signed an Undertaking in respect of its future compliance with the data protection principles.  The Undertaking is available by following this link.

    It is the du…

  • First GDPR 'Closer look' guides released

    First GDPR 'Closer look' guides released

    Friday, September 01, 2017

    The Information Commissioner has published new GDPR guidance.

    The two documents, "A closer look at definitions" and "A closer look at transparency", form part of a new series aimed at assis…

  • UK issues data protection "Future partnership paper"

    UK issues data protection "Future partnership paper"

    Thursday, August 24, 2017

    The UK Department for Exiting the European Union (DExEU), as part of the series of papers on Article 50 and negotiations with the EU, has today issued "The exchange and protection of persona…

  • FOI Decision Notice Issued

    FOI Decision Notice Issued

    Monday, August 14, 2017

    A new decision notice has been published and can be found at: https://www.inforights.im/document-library/freedom-of-information-notices/

     

    Guidance on making a Freedom of Information reque…

  • Calling all businesses - Are you preparing yet?

    Calling all businesses - Are you preparing yet?

    Friday, August 11, 2017

    With 200 working days left until the GDPR becomes enforceable, Isle of Man businesses offering goods and services to people living in the EU should be in the process of preparing for the cha…

  • Undertaking issued for failure to comply with right of access

    Undertaking issued for failure to comply with right of access

    Tuesday, August 08, 2017

    The Department of Economic Development has signed an Undertaking in respect of its future compliance with subject access requests.  The Undertaking is available by following this link.

     

    I…

  • New data protection law - UK issues a Statement of Intent

    New data protection law - UK issues a Statement of Intent

    Monday, August 07, 2017

    The UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has issued a Statement of Intent regarding updates to the data protection framework in the UK. 

    In the introduction, the Rt Hon Matt …

  • New data protection laws - Guidance released

    New data protection laws - Guidance released

    Monday, June 19, 2017

    The Information Commissioner is continuing to develop guidance to assist controllers and processors move towards compliance with the new data protection regime.

    A series of new documents is…

  • Using CCTV on domestic premises?

    Using CCTV on domestic premises?

    Wednesday, May 17, 2017

    Surveillance equipment (CCTV) must be used in a way that complies with the data protection principles and respects the privacy of others as far as possible.

    Where CCTV is installed on domes…

  • WannaCry attack 12 May 2017

    WannaCry attack 12 May 2017

    Monday, May 15, 2017

    Isle of Man Government has confirmed that the WannaCry ransomware did not affect its computer systems or the Island's healthcare systems but is continuing to monitor the situation.  It has i…

  • GDPR conference

    GDPR conference

    Thursday, May 11, 2017

    The GDPR conference held on 10 May 2017 attracted almost 300 delegates.  In a packed day, speakers presented on a range of topics associated with the implementation of, and preparation for, …

  • Office closure - Wednesday 10 May 2017

    Office closure - Wednesday 10 May 2017

    Tuesday, May 09, 2017

    The Office will be closed all day due to the GDPR Conference taking place on Wednesday 10 May 2017.

    We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause, but emails, messages or other correspo…

  • GDPR conference fully booked

    GDPR conference fully booked

    Tuesday, May 02, 2017

    The GDPR conference on May 10th is now fully booked and no further spaces are available.

    For those attending, registration commences at 08:15 and full joining instructions will be sent this…