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LOCS:23, the ICO-approved UK GDPR Certification

LOCS:23 is a UK GDPR certification approved by the UK ICO and announced on 13 February 2024 under Article 42 of UK GDPR, allowing you to become ‘UK GDPR certified‘.…

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Keepabl and LOCS23
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Keepabl LOCS:23 Crosswalk

  Keepabl & LOCS:23 There’s a reason Keepabl was appointed as the Exclusive Approved Privacy Management Software for LOCS:23, the ICO-approved UK GDPR certification scheme and standard under Article 42…

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Exclusive Approved Privacy Management Software for LOCS:23

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office officially announced its approval of LOCS:23 as a UK GDPR certification and we’re delighted that Keepabl has been chosen by the Scheme Owner, 2twenty4 Consulting, as…

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Seamless File and Attachment Management with Keepabl

Keepabl’s File Library is super helpful. You can upload all documents relevant to your data protection compliance and link them to the relevant Record in Keepabl, such as an Activity,…

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Privacy Kitchen passes 5,000 Subscribers!

We’re delighted that our free channel on YouTube covering all things Privacy has shot past 5,000 subscribers! You can see videos on everything from controller v processor, transfers, DPOs, 10…

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Keepabl now in French, Spanish, German, Italian & English

Bonjour! Hola! We’re thrilled to announce another enhancement to Keepabl – the addition of French and Spanish language translations! Keepabl is committed to making our Privacy Management Software as friendly,…

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Thomson Reuters interview Robert Baugh, our CEO

THE BIG QUESTION: Robert Baugh, CEO, Keepabl TRRI news Published 28-Dec-2023 by Anne Kilminster, Regulatory Intelligence This article was first published in Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence and is the personal…

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Audit Logs as they should be

We’ve had a fantastic 2023 in many ways. We’re particularly proud of how our solution has charged forward, based on customer feedback as always. One of the things we’re really…

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December Privacy Roundup

Hola, Bonjour, Ciao and Guten Tag! Here are your practical Privacy insights from November and early December for reading with a comforting winter cup of hot chocolate. November and early…

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Keepabl’s Forms automate Rights and Breaches

Keepabl’s easy-to-use Form Builder automates your intake of new data subject rights and suspected breaches, powering your ongoing Privacy and Security compliance. Make Forms available to your team, your processors…

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The EU AI Act: an infographic

8 December 2023 saw provisional agreement on the EU AI Act after days of heavy negotiation and heavy lobbying. 9 December 2023 saw press releases from the European Parliament and…

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November Privacy Roundup

If you’ve ever thought ‘we’ll slightly delay the newsletter so we can cover this new bit of news, then we’ll close it off’, don’t do that… the torrent never stops!…

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DPDI #3 is here

They say third time’s a charm. Well, the UK’s GDPR Reform Bill, the DPDI, is back. On 7 November King Charles gave the King’s Speech, setting out the government’s agenda…

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SRIs and DPOs
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DPDI 2023: SRIs and DPOs

There’s a lot of discussion about the effect on DPOs of the senior responsible individual (SRI) under the UK’s GDPR reform bill, DPDI 23. We’ll give you our view in…

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Privacy fines outweigh Finance fines

This article was first published in Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence on 6 November 2023 and is the personal view of the author, Robert Baugh. Subscribers link. Free trial link. A potentially…

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Keepabl's 6th Birthday!

It’s Keepabl’s 6th birthday! I founded Keepabl on 2 November 2017. It’s been a crazy 6 years with ups and downs – and ups – I couldn’t have predicted. In…

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Keepabl Sponsors Privacy Space November 2023

We are excited to announce that Keepabl will again be present at this year’s second Privacy Space event in November.  Not only that, we’re very proud to continue our 100%…

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UK US Data Bridge 2023
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UK-US Data Bridge opens to traffic

Privacy Shield, the adequacy decision under EU GDPR for transfers to the USA, fell on 16 July 2020. On 10 July 2023, three years later, the EC announced the EU-US…

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October Privacy Roundup

We’ve lots of practical news for you again this month on the consistent themes of children, biometrics, AI, transfers and enforcement with some news on processing agreements (the other DPA).…

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RISK Awards 2023
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#RISK Awards 2023: Keepabl and CEO Robert Baugh both shortlisted

The #RISK Awards were established by GRC World Forum to recognise and celebrate outstanding contributions from organisations, teams, and leaders in the governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) industry We’re delighted…

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Biometric data in financial services: existing law, deep fakes, and the UK ICO's draft guidance

This article was first published in Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence on 20 September 2023 and are the personal views of the author, Robert Baugh. Subscribers link. Free trial link. Biometrics have…

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Keepabl and Milestones Trust
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Milestones Trust chooses Keepabl for automated Privacy Management

Milestones Trust has spent the past 37 years providing a wide range of services to adults with complex behavioural needs, mental health conditions, and learning disabilities. Making sure the individuals…

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Languages in Keepabl
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The Launch of Languages in Keepabl

In a world where we’re more connected than ever, we understand the importance of effective communication, especially for groups and international businesses.  Keepabl is committed to making our Privacy Management…

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September Privacy Roundup

We’ve had a bumper month of announcements and action. As always, we’ve curated the news that has the most practical impact on operationalising Privacy at your organisation. We’ve practical updates…

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Keepabl's Global Rights Management Solution

We understand the importance of managing individuals’ Rights – or data subject rights (DSRs) under GDPR. Compliance with individuals’ Rights minimises Privacy risks both to individuals and organisations, increases trust…

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Parimatch chooses Keepabl's Privacy Management Software
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Parimatch chooses Keepabl for Privacy efficiency

Parimatch Cyprus is an international gaming business, with a 25-year history. Based in Cyprus, Parimatch is one of the most popular betting brands, offering its services across multiple digital platforms.…

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Robert Baugh shortlisted in PICCASO Europe Awards 2023

After last year’s awesome honour of being named Privacy Champion 2022 at the inaugural PICCASO Awards, with the former Information Commissioner and other luminaries on the judging panel, we’re excited…

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August Privacy Roundup

You may have noticed we skipped our July newsletter covering June, apologies, so here’s a summer bumper edition! As always, so much to talk about with the new Privacy triumvirate…

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DSRs or Individuals' Rights: A Backgrounder

Data Subject Rights or DSRs have been around for decades, but GDPR massively reinforced and extended them when it took effect in 2018 – five years ago now. Laws around the…

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EU GDPR Adequacy Decision for EU-USA DPF

10 July 2023: EC adopts adequacy decision for the EU-US Data Privacy Framework! Here’s the announcement and here’s the 137-page DPF adequacy decision. The decision concludes that the United States…

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CJEU Facebook July 2023
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Meta loses again: this time at the CJEU

Much of the 4 July 2023 decision by the European Union’s highest court is worth digging into. Stick with us for a longer read. We’ll start with the key points…

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Privacy Kitchen Passes 4,000 Subscribers

The Keepabl team is so proud to announce that Privacy Kitchen® has surged past a significant milestone, with over 4,000 subscribers!   Thank you! As we celebrate this incredible achievement,…

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Keepabl Founder longlisted for UKtech50 2023

Hot on the heels of being named Privacy Champion in the inaugural PICCASO Awards in December 2022, we’re delighted to announce that our Founder & CEO, Robert Baugh, has been…

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Meta IE €1.2bn fine and stop order: Key takeaways

This article was first published in Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence on 12 April 2023 and are the personal views of the author, Robert Baugh. Subscribers link. Free trial link.  See the…

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Meta Ireland's €1.2bn GDPR fine takes them to €2.5bn in total

Facebook (OK, Meta) just lost out big time with a fine of €1.2bn and orders to suspend transfers of personal data on EEA users to the USA within 5 months…

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Global RegTech Summit 2023
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Keepabl at the Global RegTech Summit 2023

We’re one of the very few solutions named to the global RegTech100 for 3 years running so we were delighted to be selected to demo our Privacy Management Software at…

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UK ICO fines TikTok £12.7 million for GDPR breaches on children's data

Children’s data increasingly in focus: UK ICO fines TikTok £12.7 million for GDPR breaches This article was first published in Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence on 12 April 2023. Subscribers link.…

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LinkedIn and Hashtag dual purposes
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Top 10 LinkedIn Hashtags for Privacy and Security

Which is the better hashtag to use on LinkedIn: #breach or #databreach #privacy or #gdpr? Before you read on, take a moment to think of your answer. Surprisingly #databreach has…

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Spot the Processor
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Know your Sub-Processors from your Joint Controllers with powerful Entities Registers

Spot check! Within 30 seconds, can you show us a list of all the entities involved in your organisation’s personal data processing, plus have them separated out by role, and…

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EU LIBE Committee's draft motion to reject the EU-US DPF Adequacy Decision

Well, with previous regulators and commentators coming down on either side, and on the fence, over the DPF, no-one said the passage of the EC’s draft adequacy decision would be…

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CJEU on DPOs, Job Protection & Conflict

We’ve always believed that the Data Protection Officer (or DPO) is a very misunderstood role. It’s why we created these 3 great Privacy Kitchen videos [YouTube cookies and Privacy Policy…

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Keepabl Top 3 Finnovating 2022
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Keepabl Named Top 3 RegTech in the 2022 Finnovating Awards

Being recognised as the only Privacy Tech in the 2022 Finnovating Awards, and as a Top 3 RegTech, is a proud achievement for Keepabl. This award showcases our dedication to…

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Keepabl adds Azure AD to our SSO stable

We’re delighted to announce that Microsoft’s Azure AD joins Keepabl’s stable of supported Identity Providers for provisioning and managing your users in Keepabl through Single Sign-On with your favourite IdP!…

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Robert Baugh Privacy Champion PICCASO Awards 2022
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Robert Baugh wins Privacy Champion at PICCASO Awards 2022

The team behind the inaugural PICCASO Awards 2022 put on a lavish events dinner on 8 December 2022 with 300 attendees gathered to celebrate all participants in this great, growing…

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The 2022 Year in Privacy Hurdles
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The 2022 Year in Privacy Hurdles

  It’s back! The Year in Privacy Hurdles burst onto the scene at the end of 2021, bringing together the big action in Data Protection in the UK and EEA…

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UK ICO Accountability Framework
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The UK ICO Accountability Framework - 15 FAQs with the UK ICO

We were delighted to be joined in Privacy Kitchen by Chris Taylor, the UK ICO’s Head of Assurance whose team set up the ICO Sandbox, manages the ICO’s guidance and…

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Keepabl named to RegTech100 for 3rd year in a row

The sixth edition of the prestigious annual RegTech100 was announced today by specialist research firm RegTech Analyst. The global list recognises the world’s 100 most innovative RegTech companies (not just…

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The 2021 Year in Privacy Hurdles
The 2021 Year in Privacy Hurdles

The 2021 Year in Privacy Hurdles And welcome to The 2021 Year in Privacy Hurdles here at Sandown Racing Club, you join us as the horses are being put into…

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Keepabl Sponsors Privacy Space November 2022

Privacy Space has burst onto the live event scene for data protection practitioners and – let’s face it – Privacy geeks. It was created as “an initiative that aims to…

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Robert Baugh Shortlisted Privacy Champion PICASSO 2022
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Keepabl Founder shortlisted twice for PICCASO Awards 2022

We’re very excited to announce that our Founder & CEO, Robert Baugh, has been shortlisted in two categories at the inaugural PICCASO Awards to be announced in London on 8…

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Halloween Scare Alert: Excel Nightmare on Privacy Street

SCARE ALERT! This Halloween, we’re aware that many are still using Excel to manage Privacy. Now, we love Excel and you can upload and download Excel in Keepabl, but there’s…

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UK ICO Accountability Framework with Tash Whitaker
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UK ICO Accountability Framework: Tash Whitaker joins us in Privacy Kitchen

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is justifiably famous for publishing very practical and helpful guidance. We invited Data Superhero Tash Whitaker to join us again in Privacy Kitchen to…

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Robert Baugh Mazars Brexit Podcast
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Our Founder Robert Baugh discusses the proposed Brexit Reforms with Mazars

Our Founder & CEO, Robert Baugh, was delighted to discuss potential Brexit Reforms – as set out in the DPDI Bill – with Andrew Rawlins-Catterall, the host of Mazars’ Tech…

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Morgan Stanley breach leads to $35 million lesson in IT asset management

By Robert Baugh, Keepabl First published 06 Oct 2022 on Thomson Reuters (PDF of Article, Subscriber login) The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) last month charged Morgan Stanley Smith…

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Keepabl PICASSO Privacy Awards 2022
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Keepal shortlisted for Best Innovative Privacy Project at the PICASSO Awards 2022

‘The PICCASO Privacy Awards will recognise the people making an outstanding contribution to this dynamic and fast-growing sector—from the professionals ensuring their companies meet increasingly complex legal demands to the…

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UK ICO Accountability Framework in Keepabl
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UK ICO's Accountability Framework and Keepabl's SaaS

Imagine the scene. You’re presenting at the Board meeting. You’re been thrown Privacy at your organisation. Or maybe you’re their new Privacy consultant. And the Board asks you: ‘So. How…

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The UK ICO Accountability Framework

How do you benchmark your Privacy compliance? If you’re covered by GDPR, even if you’re not in the UK, there’s a good chance you’re thinking of the popular, gold-standard benchmark…

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UK GDPR Brexit Reforms
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UK GDPR Brexit Reforms & Accountability

The UK government claims that the reforms in the draft UK Data Protection and Digital Information Bill, published by the government on 18 July 2022, will reduce ‘the burdens on…

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Privacy Policy or Privacy Notice?

Let’s answer the question up front: nowhere in UK or EU data protection law is it written that you have to call any document a Privacy Policy or Privacy Notice.…

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Get Keepabl's FREE online GDPR and Privacy Training Pack

Four years after application, GDPR is embedded in business as usual but it’s still seen as complex and difficult for those managing Privacy within organisations – Cisco says 90% of…

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UK GDPR Reforms – a practical perspective

Let’s take a look at the key areas in the government’s response to the DMCS consultation and – if they get through into law – what changes, challenges or opportunities…

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Privacy Management Software for MSPs

How Techsapiens use Keepabl in their Business Shabad highlighted that Compliance is something businesses have to work on continually, and it’s important for their IT partner to support them. As…

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Privacy and Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG)

What is ESG? ESG, or Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance, is the evaluation of a company’s commitment to improving environmental and social factors and the governance part, reporting on them…

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Never miss a trick with Keepabl's new Tasks module

Managing Privacy can be tough, and for those who’ve been given GDPR as part of their daily work – someone in IT, Ops or Compliance 90% of the time as…

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What is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)?

Why GDPR? The GDPR applied from 25 May 2018 to harmonise data protection law across the EU. It replaced the old 1995 EU Data Protection Directive – which each member…

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People need GDPR training

Why Privacy Kitchen? Through all our market interactions since our launch in 2017, we kept seeing 3 very big issues for Privacy compliance.   #1 Most people dealing with GDPR for…

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Privacy Shield 2.0: the Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework

EP Committee publishes draft resolution rejecting Draft Adequacy Decision on DPF, 14 February 2023 Well, with previous regulators and commentators coming down on either side, and on the fence, over…

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Schrems II
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What is Schrems II?

The Schrems II decision came out nearly 2 years ago, on 16 July 2020. Given the enormous data flows from the EEA and UK to the USA, and many unanswered…

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Keepabl just made Privacy even more joyful

We’re all super excited at Keepabl – Thursday 3 March 2022 saw our biggest product release day ever, and the culmination of two key projects that have taken the best…

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Is Google Analytics Illegal in the UK and EU?

Update September 2022 There have been various other decisions from EU regulators since we wrote the blog below – all holding Google Analytics in the form reviewed was illegal under…

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VCs: how Keepabl's Privacy Management SaaS supports your portcos in the unicorn race

Venture Capital investors invest a finite sum of money into a finite number of businesses and aim for one portfolio company to ‘return the fund‘. It’s just the way the…

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7 GDPR Traps for Groups and how to avoid them

With any group of companies – or any other group structure – there are 7 GDPR Traps we see in the market. The good news is, they’re all easily solvable.…

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Keepabl's new datacenter
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Keepabl's Schrems II-compliant datacenter

We’re super excited here at Keepabl with our shiny new datacenter, solving for the Schrems II decision. And it comes with our shiny new front end, which we’ll be writing…

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A strong finish for 2021

Aware of the stress that comes with working during a global pandemic, this year we’ve tried extra-hard to make things easier on the GDPR front in the way of product…

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Announcing SSO for Keepabl!

Keepabl now supports Single Sign-On (SSO), one of the pillars of Identity and Access Management (IAM) and best practice in securing your SaaS solutions.    The 3 Fundamentals of IAM…

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Art 6 and the 6 legal bases
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Article 6 and the 6 Legal Bases of GDPR

Article 6 GDPR contains 6 legal bases – easy to remember! Which is good as they’re super important: if you can’t rely on one of them for your processing, it…

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Keepabl is named to the RegTech100 2022

The fifth annual RegTech100 was announced today by specialist research firm RegTech Analyst. Regarding Keepabl’s inclusion, RegTech 100’s Director of Research, Mariyan Dimitrov says: ‘We’re delighted to welcome Keepabl into…

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Times Higher Education chooses Keepabl to manage GDPR

Times Higher Education is the world-famous provider of insights on all things Higher Education, with almost 5 decades of experience. Their data and benchmarking tools, and their consultation offerings, are…

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UK GDPR Reforms 2021
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UK Consultation on Data Protection Reforms 2021

On 10 September 2021, the UK’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) launched Data: a new direction, a consultation seeking responses on a wide range of proposed changes…

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Keepabl's free Privacy video channel hits 750 subscribers

Here at Keepabl, our ‘Start with the Why’ is to joyfully use tech to solve people’s headaches and make them feel happier. Proud as we are of the growth of…

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ISO 27701 – is it worth it?

We’ll look at 7 Decision Factors, both pros and cons, to help you make that decision, and explore a really interesting alternative. Let’s be positive and start with the 2…

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Businesses admit to unethical data processing

A recent KPMG study, surveying 2,000 adults and 250 business leaders in the USA, reveals fascinating – and worrying – insights into how corporate data practices and consumer expectations are shifting. …

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What are the 7 principles of GDPR?

Breach of the Principles can lead to the highest fine under GDPR, namely the higher of 4% of global turnover or €20m under EU GDPR, £17.5m under UK GDPR. That’s…

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Keepabl St Giles GDPR Management
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St Giles Trust chooses Keepabl to manage GDPR obligations

St Giles Trust empowers people who are not getting the help they need, using their expertise and real-life past experiences. Between 2019 and 2020, the charity helped over 20,000 people,…

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Leading Privacy and Security Consultant accelerates client’s GDPR compliance with Keepabl’s Privacy Management Software

David Clarke, a very experienced UK-based Privacy and Security consultant working with public and private organisations of all sizes, was suitably impressed when he recently used Keepabl’s Privacy Management software…

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Personal data sharing and Financial Services: lessons from the NHS, Lisbon-Moscow and the Experian enforcement notice

In November 2020, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) warned firms to be responsible when handling client data, noting that: “Before transferring clients’ personal data, firms should consider whether this is…

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Keepabl launches on Finastra's Fusion Fabric.cloud!

Our award-winning Privacy SaaS is now available for purchase on Finastra’s FusionStore, allowing a wider range of Financial Services firms to benefit from GDPR compliance. Finastra’s Fusion Store allows Finastra’s…

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Time for a healthy kick up the GDPRse!

Now is the perfect time to get your GDPR-house in order. Why? Well, read on!   The UK’s opening back up 19 July 2021 is set to be the day…

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Secuvy joins Keepabl's Privacy Stack
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Secuvy AI joins the Privacy Stack!

We’re delighted that Secuvy, the leading Data Privacy and Security platform with integrations from over 200 Cloud Applications, Databases and Fileshares has joined the Privacy Stack! Here’s why Data Discovery…

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UK receives Adequacy Decision for EU GDPR!

Let the bells ring out, it’s Adequacy Day! 28 June 2021 and the European Commission formally adopted two adequacy decisions in favour of the UK – one under EU GDPR…

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NHS Data Grab 2021
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The Spice Girls & the 2021 ‘NHS Big Data Grab’ - UPDATED 220821

On 12 May 2021, the NHS announced the ‘General Practice Data for Planning and Research (GPDPR)’, daily collection of GP data to support vital health and care planning and research…

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GDPR is 3 years old today!

Well, that was a year!  The thing with GDPR, is that it’s always so intense that you have to live in the moment, and it’s too easy to forget what…

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Sending errors cause more breaches than Cyber - again!

The UK ICO released its detailed report on the 2,425 personal data breaches reported to it in Q1 2021, which shows a startling fact: As with last year, more breach…

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Privacy Kitchen reaches 500 YouTube Subscribers
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Privacy Kitchen races to 500 Subscribers on YouTube!

Here at Keepabl, our ‘Start with the Why’ is to joyfully use tech to solve people’s headaches and make them feel happier.  Proud as we are of our award-winning Privacy…

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W2 becomes a Privacy Stack Partner

We’re delighted to welcome W2 Global Data, the leading provider of a broad range of identity services delivered through an API, into the Privacy Stack! Robert Baugh, Founder & CEO…

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How Compliant is Finance with GDPR?

Keepabl Report GDPR & Financial Services March 2021 We’ve pulled together some fascinating insights into Financial Services and GDPR answering key questions including: how compliant is the industry? do they…

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Digital Identity, Standards & GDPR at FTT Identity

Watch the panel discussion from 17 March 2021 We were delighted to sponsor FTT Identity this March.  Identity, and digital identity, is core to so many areas of Privacy and…

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CARA TV interview: What is GDPR for SMEs?

Our Founder & CEO, Robert Baugh, was interviewed by old friend Robert Gibbons for CARA TV.  The topic is a key one: what is GDPR and what does it mean…

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Is Sustainability the new goal for startups instead of Growth?

Watch the panel discussion from 14 April 2021 Growth and/or Sustainability? Rocket ship growth has long been the goal for startups - often at the expense of profitability, regulatory concerns and…

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CIVIC joins the Privacy Stack

Cookie tools are notoriously tricky to get right, both from an implementation viewpoint and the website visitor’s viewpoint. They’re the first thing people see when they visit your site and…

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An intimate insight into Privacy – FTT Chats ep 52

Robert Baugh, Founder & CEO, Keepabl joined Liz Lumley from FinTECHTalents for their ongoing series – FTT Chats – where Liz sits down with the great and the good of fintech (their…

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GDPR & finance: Security, progress & 10 steps to compliance

Original posted on FinTECHTalents on 6 April 2021 The following is the first in a six part part series on GDPR & Financial Services from Keepabl. Keepabl will review how…

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Privacy Kitchen
The DPO as Strategic Business Partner

The DPO as Strategic Business Partner Watch Part 2 on DPOs with Tom McNamara! Having comprehensively covered DPOs & Conflict in the first of two Privacy Kitchen sessions, we’re delighted…

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Fit4Privacy joins the Privacy Stack!

Keepabl is delighted to welcome Fit4Privacy as a Privacy Stack partner! We’re so happy to welcome Fit4Privacy, the leading Privacy consultancy founded by Punit Bhatia, as a Privacy Stack partner…

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Is your DPO conflicted?

Is your DPO conflicted? The BIG topic on DPOs: Conflict. Join us in this Privacy Kitchen Coffee Break with Tom McNamara, Founder & CEO of Apex Privacy and the Data…

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FinTECHTalents' Password Protected: the Door to Digital Life

Our Founder & CEO, Robert Baugh, was delighted to be part of Password Protected: The Door to Digital Life, a very lively and expert panel on Passwords as part of…

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Data Privacy Podcast's Leaders in Privacy Tech

Data Privacy Podcast Listen to Robert’s interview here. Data Privacy Podcast is the fantastic Privacy podcast by Tom McNamara, the internationally renowned Data Privacy expert specialising in B2B SaaS Data…

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Change Gap Working Group dives into RegTech Adoption

Change Gap Working Groups Change Gap is a specialist at identifying and remediating gaps in all areas of practice for Financial Services firms.  Our Founder & CEO, Robert Baugh, has…

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Privacy Kitchen on Cookies in 2021, with Stine Tornmark from Legal Monster

Watch the video here! In this excellent interview with Stine Mangor Tornmark, Founder & CEO of Legal Monster, we run through the Top Tips and Key Developments on cookies in…

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GDPR's global business impact, Brexit and our founder's story

Watch the video on Privacy Kitchen! We’re very grateful to Copenhagen Business School for the opportunity to share this excellent interview by their Associate Professor, Pedro Telles, for CBS’s students. …

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Have your say on our Data Subject Rights (DSR) solution!

We’re about to build our DSR solution, integrated within our award-winning SaaS solution – and we want to hear from you first!  Take our 9-question survey to become a ‘Roadmapper’…

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Security & Identity: IAM from the ground up!

Identity & Security Identity is core to Security, which is fundamental to GDPR compliance. Watch as a fantastic MSP takes our panel through Identity & Access Management, or IAM, from…

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Syndi chooses Keepabl for GDPR Compliance

Syndi is a fast growing health-tech company, based in London, and funded by the renowned Entrepreneur First accelerator programme.  Syndi works with patients’ health data, performing clinical trials to prove the…

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Article 30 Records vs RoPA vs Asset Register vs Data Map

Article 30 Records vs RoPA vs Asset Register vs Data Map Does it matter what you call it?  Oh heck, yes.  I mean, was Boba Fett in Star Trek? Article…

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'I need the Article 30 Records please'

‘I need the Article 30 Records please’ If you believe some surveys, that request is a walk in the park for most organisations, given reported compliance with GDPR.  We don’t…

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Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs): Top Tips, Typical Errors & Brexit

Data Subject Requests (DSARs) – Top Tips, Typical Errors & Brexit If you’re dealing with data subject access requests (or DSARs), you need to watch our expert Guest Chefs, Shad…

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Brexit impact on UK/EEA data protection

Brexit impact on UK/EEA data protection: transfers, adequacy and Schrems II Originally published by Thomson Reuters © Thomson Reuters. Brexit impact on UK/EEA data protection: transfers, adequacy and Schrems II…

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Consent Capture Services becomes a Privacy Stack Partner

Consent Capture Services becomes a Privacy Stack Partner We’re delighted to welcome Content Capture Services as Privacy Stack Partners! Data Subject Access Rights (DSARs) A Data Subject Access Request, or…

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7 Key Brexit Impacts

7 Key Brexit Impacts With the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement struck on 24 December 2020 (‘TCA‘), in this Guide we’ve updated what Brexit means to your Privacy Program. Download…

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Change Gap's 2nd Working Group on Trust, Partnerships & Diversity

Our Founder & CEO, Robert Baugh, was delighted to participate in Change Gap‘s Working Group on Trust, Partnerships and Diversity in Financial Services on Thursday, 3 December 2020. Amazing visualisation by David Jesus…

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CNIL fines Google & Amazon €135m on cookie fails

Lessons from French data protection authority’s record fines on Google, Amazon for basic cookie failures Originally published by Thomson Reuters © Thomson Reuters. Lessons from French data protection authority’s record…

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Your Personal Data Inventory: Top Tips & Brexit Impact

Your Personal Data Inventory: Top Tips & Brexit Impact How do you really feel about your Data Map? Hmm. In that case, watch Privacy Kitchen’s Bigger Bite on this cornerstone…

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Brexit and the EU (& UK) Representative

Brexit & the EU Representative What you need to know and do now! Join us for a Coffee Break in Privacy Kitchen as we interview Tim Bell, Founder & MD…

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Legal Monster becomes a Privacy Stack Partner

Legal Monster becomes a Privacy Stack Partner We’re delighted to welcome Legal Monster as Privacy Stack Partners! Cookies & Consent A key part of an organisation’s Privacy compliance – and…

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Keepabl named to The RegTech100 2021!

Keepabl RegTech100 2021 The fourth annual RegTech100 was announced today by specialist research firm RegTech Analyst, identifying the tech companies transforming compliance, risk management and cybersecurity. RegTech Analyst’s Director of…

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Keepabl Awarded Place on G-Cloud 12

Keepabl Awarded Place on G-Cloud 12 We’re delighted to announce that Keepabl has been awarded a place as a supplier on G-Cloud 12!  We were on G-Cloud 11 and we’re…

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Keepabl participates in Working Group on Purpose & Ecosystems in Financial Services

Our Founder & CEO, Robert Baugh, was delighted to participate in Change Gap‘s Working Group on Purpose and Ecosystems in Financial Services on Thursday 15 October 2020. Amazing visualisation by…

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The Business Case for Privacy & Privacy ROI

We know you need to check the business case for any new solution in the best of times, but it’s critical now. So we’ve collated tons of useful material here…

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Keepabl Service Description

We know you’ll need to share some details about Keepabl’s SaaS solution with your colleagues and advisors from time to time. You can always send them to our website –…

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SeedLegals interview Keepabl's Founder

SeedLegals needs no introduction!  They’re the UK’s #1 closer of funding rounds, helping with investment, EIS/SEIS, EMI options and more.  A growth SaaS business themselves, supported by leading investors, Seedlegals…

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Sending errors worse for breach than cyber

The UK ICO’s detailed report on the 2,629 personal data breaches reported to it in Q1 2020 shows a startling fact: more breaches happened from mis-sending emails, faxes and mail…

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Ransomware and the Blackbaud breach

If you’ve heard about the Blackbaud and CWT ransomware attacks and data breaches, but you’re not sure what happened – or what it means for you in practice – listen…

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Canaccord Genuity WM Chooses Keepabl

Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management UK & Europe, selected Keepabl for easier and more comprehensive Privacy Governance Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management (CGWM) in the UK & Europe offers a broad range…

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Privacy Shield is down - Schrems II

Privacy Shield is down, and the highest European court has thrown major doubt on the legitimacy of the next most popular method for transfers of personal data to the US. …

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Keepabl obtains Cyber Essentials Plus

We’re delighted to announce that Keepabl’s Security practices have been independently certified under Cyber Essentials Plus! Security’s in our DNA Security is one of GDPR’s 7 Principles and is fundamental…

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Coronavirus and Employee Data, Part 2

Welcome back to Part Two of ‘Coronavirus and Employee Health Data’! If you haven’t read Part One, just head over there now and come back after. You can also watch…

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Coronavirus and Employee Data, Part 1

Privacy issues of coronavirus and returning to work is a big topic, whether you’re a pub, a small office, you’re in the public sector or an international enterprise. While there…

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ISO 27001 is not GDPR

If someone says to you: ‘OK, we’ll get you GDPR compliant, we need to start you off with 27001‘ or they say ‘ISO 27001 is the standard for, or the…

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7 Steps to Prepare for a Personal Data Breach

How prepared are you for the inevitable personal data breach?  Did you know that good preparation can double your chances of not having a breach at all? Cisco’s excellent 2020…

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What is a GDPR Breach?

Can you recognise a personal data breach under GDPR?  Well, you need to be able to, because GDPR introduced obligations on every business, as controllers, to record all personal data…

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What is a Transfer under GDPR?

So, what is a transfer under GDPR?  Well, we’ll answer that – and deal with Brexit – and set out the 5 Key Facts you need to know about ‘What…

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4 Reasons UK won't abandon GDPR after Brexit

Are you wondering – or even hoping – that Brexit means the UK will abandon GDPR and relax its Data Protection laws?  We don’t think so, and in the time…

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B2B Email Marketing Rules

Are you confused about the e-Privacy rules on B2B emails in the UK?  Well, in the time it takes to have a cup of tea, we’ll set them out clearly.…

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10 Top Tips on GDPR & WFH

GDPR applies when we’re working from home just as much as when we’re in the office.  Otherwise, it wouldn’t be protecting that personal data. So stick with us as we…

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B2C Email Marketing Rules

If you’re confused about the UK’s rules on B2C email marketing, in the time it takes to have a cup of tea, we’re going to set them out really clearly.…

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Email is PECR not GDPR!

Many get the Privacy rules on email marketing wrong.  For a start, they’re not in GDPR as commonly thought, they were set out in the EU e-Privacy Directive, which means…

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What are Controllers & Processors?

The difference between a controller and a processor under GDPR should be an easy topic, but it can even get Privacy professionals tied up in knots. Don’t worry if it’s…

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Controller & Processor Checklists

Such a fundamental question for GDPR that even gets Privacy professionals in arguments! This super-helpful resource sets out the questions, takes you to our Privacy Kitchen videos including on Controllers &…

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Keepabl & The Fintech Power 50 2020

The Fintech Power 50 is the annual guide to the most influential, most innovative companies and visionary personalities shaping the Fintech industry. We were delighted to be named to their…

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GDPR's 2nd anniversary

GDPR’s just turned 2 – here’s our overview 25 May 2020 went past with a whisper compared to 25 May 2018.  GDPR entered the ‘terrible two’s at a time when…

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Top 4 Brexit Impacts on your GRPR Program

In Part 1 of our series on Brexit, we saw that Brexit definitely did not kill GDPR.  In fact, it split GDPR into two: the UK GDPR and the EU…

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Did Brexit kill GDPR?

If you’re hoping Brexit means you could forget about GDPR, we’re sorry to disappoint you.  You may well have to comply with two almost identical, but slightly different GDPRs.  And…

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What is GDPR?

What is GDPR? It’s so easy to get stuck in the weeds on GDPR.  So we’re going to take a high-level look at ‘What is GDPR?’, why it came in,…

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10 Steps to GDPR Compliance

10 Steps to GDPR Compliance Whether you’re a beginner with GDPR or you’re quite advanced and just wanting a sanity check, we’re going to give you 10 Steps to GDPR…

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DPOs Part 3 - What does a DPO do

What does a DPO do? Have you been made the Data Protection Officer or DPO at your workplace?  Don’t panic!  In the time it takes you to have a cup…

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DPOs Part 2: Who can be DPO?

Who can be your DPO? Not sure who can be the Data Protection Officer, or DPO, for your organisation?  Are you wondering if YOU can be the DPO for your…

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DPOs Part 1: Do I need a DPO?

Struggling to decide if you need a Data Protection Officer?  You’re not alone – and many organisations have made the wrong decision, putting employees under conflict and signposting they don’t…

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Quick Guide to GDPR's Articles!

Ever been in the situation where someone’s rattling off Article 24 this and Article 83 that? Ever just needed to quickly remind yourself check if children and info-soc services is…

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Announcing Privacy Kitchen!

We’re delighted to announce the launch of Privacy Kitchen, your FREE video help on GDPR and all things Privacy. If you’re looking after GDPR compliance for your organisation, I bet…

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Google USA takes control

Google’s recently announced that – due to Brexit – it’s changing data controller for UK users from Google Ireland to Google USA.  This has led to some alarmist reporting.  What’s…

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ISO 27701 & GDPR: Adoption Issues Ahead

Many organisations and advisers are looking for a clear, achievable way to demonstrate GDPR compliance status to the board and customers.  Even better if it shows them the way to…

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Keepabl welcomes MSP Cloudbox!

We’re delighted that leading international MSP Cloudbox have included Keepabl in their new all-in-one offering: Cloudbox Financial! Keepabl’s technology offers Cloudbox and their clients efficiency, consistency and automation in managing…

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Keepabl named to the Fintech Power 50!

The Fintech Power 50, the annual guide to the most influential, most innovative companies and visionary personalities shaping the Fintech industry, has named Keepabl, the award-winning Compliance-as-a-Service making GDPR simple,…

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DPOs between rock & hard place

TL;DR A recent survey highlights the ethical dilemmas that arise from being an in-house lawyer.  Robert Baugh, our lawyer-founder, believes these same dilemmas are being felt, and will continue to…

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Chris Tate becomes Advisor to Keepabl

It’s a huge honour for us to announce that Chris Tate (self-styled #hardestworkingmanintheChannel) has become an Advisor to Keepabl! Chris has long been a good friend of Keepabl (you can…

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ClauseMatch & Keepabl become partners!

Two London-based RegTechs, ClauseMatch and Keepabl, onboard each other’s services and strike ecosystem partnership Collaboration between two London-based RegTechs is set to deliver greater value and simpler compliance to organisations worldwide managing…

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Easing the Pain of GDPR

[This Q&A was created by and originally posted on FinTECHTalents, on 17 September 2019.  Do check out their website and the Festival!] Keepabl offers an intuitive, customer-focused GDPR-as-a-Service solution.  Their…

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Keepabl wins RegTech Challenge!

We had a great three days at the awesome FinTECHTalents Festival 2019 in London this week, meeting so many fantastic FinTechs, Financial Services, investors and academics, all heavily into all…

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The postman always delivers - but shouldn't repurpose data

Trick question: is it legal for a national postal service to guess your political opinions from what they know about you, such as age and address, and sell that data…

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Keepabl's 2nd birthday!

Keepabl turns 2 on 2nd November 2019! Amazing to think we’ll be 2 years old tomorrow – the years have disappeared almost as quickly as this cake!  It’s a great time…

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GDPR + SaaS = Happy Days

Our experience is that, after the last 18 months working on spreadsheets to manage GDPR, many organisations are now looking for SaaS to bring its many benefits to ongoing GDPR…

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Compliance SaaS for MSPs – TubbTalk #56

All MSPs wanted to know about GDPR but were afraid (or just didn’t want) to ask! Join MSP thought leader and IT services consultant Richard Tubb, as he interviews our…

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GDPR Breach Notifications in 25 Member States, August 2019

August 2019 figures for BPM Index (with information from 25 EEA Member States) shows continued, consistent disparity among Member States on number of personal data breach notifications per million of…

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It's DattoCon #2 for Keepabl!

The autumn event in the European MSP calendar is expected to be the biggest yet, with 1,000+ MSPs and ITSPs descending on Paris.  It’s our 2nd DattoCon, and a LOT…

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London MSP uses Keepabl to power its GDPR services

Techsapiens, the London-based MSP, delivers high-value GDPR service to long-term customer, Kounoupias IP, using Keepabl. MSPs already work with their customers on technology and more. But when customers ask their…

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5th Channel Innovation nomination for Keepabl!

We’re delighted to announce that our Personal Data Breach Solution is a finalist for Cloud Security Innovation at the 2019 SDC Awards! Making our 5th innovative vendor finalist placing in Channel awards…

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GDPR: THE INNOVATION OF A START-UP WITH THE STRENGTH OF A LEADING GLOBAL CONSULTANCY

By Robert J Baugh, Founder & CEO, Keepabl I’m delighted to introduce Keepabl and Alpha Reply’s partnership, which brings a simple, practical and intuitive way for Alpha Reply’s customers of any…

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MSP Legend Richard Tubb reviews Keepabl

We’re very proud to announce that Richard Tubb, the face of the UK MSP industry, is now an adviser to Keepabl! As you will know if you’re a managed service provider…

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Alpha Reply chooses Keepabl for unique vDPO offer

Alpha Reply and Keepabl combine the innovation of a startup with the support of a global consultancy to make GDPR compliance simple for organisations. Bringing together Keepabl’s award-winning GDPR Solution…

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Folding Space joins the Privacy Stack®!

Folding Space and Keepabl’s partnership adds leading GDPR Discovery solution to the Privacy Stack® Partnership helps customers comply with GDPR by knowing where their personal data is, and providing an…

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Chris Tate looks behind Keepabl with Robert Baugh

When someone of Chris Tate’s stature in the Channel asks if you’d take part in the soon-to-be award-winning Tate Talks, you know you’ve made it.  And those are Chris’s own…

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Keepabl finalist (twice!) in prestigious MSP Awards!

For the second year running, we’re finalists in the prestigious Managed Services & Hosting Awards – but this time in 2 categories!  And all before our 2nd birthday! In 2018,…

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MML Capital chooses Keepabl

We’re delighted to welcome MML Capital, a long-standing customer, onto our GDPR SaaS platform! MML Capital provides capital to private businesses for expansion, acquisitions, recapitalisations and management buyouts, contributing between…

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How MSPs can compete with Free

CompTIA’s unconference session, CompTIA UK Community meetup, Bristol, June 2019. The ‘unconference’ session is always a highlight of CompTIA Community meetups, and Bristol 2019 was no different.  So much great…

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183 Million Reasons MSPs should look at GDPR

“183 Million Good Reasons” Keepabl’s Robert Baugh was recently invited to take part in a podcast for The IT Provider Show, where hosts Rick Yates and Abbie-Lee Hollister, industry champions and…

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How is Law handling GPDR?

Our CEO, Robert Baugh, reviews how Law is handling GDPR one year on, the data risks that law firms are running, and how to address them. Read the article online…

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ADBA Recommends Keepabl to Members

The UK Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association chooses Keepabl to manage its own Privacy Governance, and recommends Keepabl to its members. The ADBA represents its members on policy matters and…

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EU Expert Group delivers '1st Year Report' on GDPR

Teacher’s report is in!  Out of 10, how’s the first year of GDPR really gone? [This article originally appeared in Lexology on 10 June 2019] The European Commission created an…

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Keepabl named a finalist for 2019 CompTIA UK Spotlight Awards

London, UK, 20 June 2019 – Keepabl has been announced as a finalist for the Innovative Vendor of the Year Award at the inaugural CompTIA UK Spotlight Awards. As a…

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Keepabl announces new design & new Dashboard!

Keepabl announces new design & GDPR KPI Dashboard! It’s always difficult to change a design you’ve put your heart into and that customers give you great feedback about.  It’s such…

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BPM Index June 2019 Update

We’re delighted to issue an update on the BPM Index, with data from 23 Member States through the end of April 2019. Compared to November 2018, the general trend is…

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Beachhead Solutions becomes a Privacy Stack® Partner

Beachhead Solutions and Keepabl Partner to Help MSP Channel with Faster, More Seamless GDPR Compliance Pairing the robust data security solutions is smart business for MSPs; Keepabl and Beachhead offering…

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The Fintech Power 50 names Keepabl 'One to Watch'

The Fintech Power 50 is an annual guide to the most influential, most innovative companies and personalities shaping the global #fintech industry.  In preparation for the release of the 2020…

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Keepabl named GDPR Company of the Year 2019

WE’RE DELIGHTED TO BE NAMED GDPR COMPANY OF THE YEAR 2019! Having previously been selected as a Top 10 GDPR Provider 2019 by CIO Applications Europe, Keepabl was asked to become their GDPR…

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Don't miss Keepabl at The IAPP Data Protection Intensive: UK 2019

As an IAPP member, Keepabl is proud to sponsor the IAPP Data Protection Intensive: UK 2019 and to run a session on breach in the first morning (Wednesday 13th at 10:40).…

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Fintech Power 50 interviews Robert Baugh at Finovate Europe

Christophe Langlois from the excellent Fintech Power 50 was at Finovate Europe on 13 February and interviewed our CEO, Robert Baugh about how Keepabl can help Financial Services with GDPR requirements, Keepabl’s…

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See Keepabl's demo at Finovate Europe!

Finovate always brings together the most exciting FinTech services to demo in 7 minutes each to 800+ finance professionals, journalists and bloggers.  No slides are allowed, only a demo of…

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Introducing Keepabl's PRIVACY STACK

The Privacy Stack Here at Keepabl, we often say that the Privacy sector, kickstarted into life by GDPR in 2018, is 30 years behind Security as a practice and industry. …

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A very blue Monday for Google

On 21 January 2019, the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) hit Google LLC with an incredible fine of €50m. Implications of the decision for online account management and marketing will…

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Why are we doing the BPM Index?

Why we’re doing the BPM Index. We created the BPM Index, and we’re maintaining and publishing the BPM Index, because we exist to help organisations (public and private) with their compliance. …

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Keepabl launches the BPM Index!

OK, this is one for the GDPR-Geeks! How do you compare personal data breach notifications across the EEA, country to country? The bare statistic is the first step, but doesn’t tell…

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Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Published

The EU Withdrawal Agreement has been released and essentially allows for status quo on data protection until 31 December 2020 (Arts 70, 71, 126). The Outline of the political declaration,…

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An avalanche of DPIA lists

22 – yes 22 – lists of when a data protection impact assessment, or ‘DPIA’, is and isn’t required have been reviewed by the European Data Protection Board (the ‘Board’).  The…

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UK ICO update on breach reporting

In a very welcome speech on 12 September 2018 to the CBI Cyber Security: Business Insight Conference, James Dipple-Johnstone (ICO Deputy Commissioner, Operations) summarised the UK ICO’s approach to security under GDPR and…

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GDPR compliance checks under way?

The GDPR only passed on 25 May 2018 and the Dutch DPA is now checking to see if businesses are complying with one of the most fundamental ongoing requirements: maintaining…

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CLOUDs form over key data flows

The enormous – and enormously valuable – flow of personal data from the European Economic Area to the world’s largest economy, the USA, is again at existential risk.  This alone…

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GDPR Benchmark Report

According to new findings from a Cordium and AmberGate survey, more than half of investment firms are unlikely to be ready for the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation…

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Cordium & Keepabl: Benchmark GDPR regulatory readiness

Our latest Cordium Insights webinar outlines: best practices for assessing data processing, storage, and protection policies, tips for identifying and remediating control gaps and weakness and on how to develop…

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GDPR Reality Check

Robert Baugh of Keepabl is a leading expert on GDPR and a consultant to companies where data protection and the management of confidential and sensitive data is paramount. Only two…

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