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.WHO ARE RELENTLESS’S PARTNERS?

Relentless works with businesses and organizations in a variety of ways. We refer to these businesses and organizations as “partners”. For example,  managed service providers (MSP’S) engage with Relentless to deliver GDPR and International data privacy projects as trusted partners.

Note we also work with trusted businesses as trusted partners to deliver SOX 404 IT risk frameworks and audits. As an accredited SOE (Sarbanes Oxley Expert)

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Privacy assignments offer multiple layers of complexity against an ever evolving data privacy landscape. Our bespoke assessment and implementation services  often compliment our partner’s  technology and services product range.

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International Privacy  engagements require expert knowledge for example clients who are EU based  carrying  out their business in say California may well be required to  meet both GDPR and CCPA data protection acts.Mapping and cross referencing both regulations will reduce the delivery time reducing costs .

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GDPR Article 32 a Reasonable and Pragmatic Approach

The GDPR  can be seen as a  complex and far reaching piece of legislation. One area where data privacy professionals may have a better understanding  is Article 32-Security of Processing.  GDPR does not downplay security at all, but rather, the language of Article 32...

GDPR Do I Need To Appoint an EU Representative

Art. 27 GDPR Representatives of controllers or processors not established in the Union   Your Questions Answered      Which companies need an EU representative under the GDPR?     Companies that do not have an presence / legal entity  in the...

Protecting Your Business: The Importance of Record Management and Retention Policies

Organisations of all sizes can be weighed down by the volume of records that they create or gather  both in paper and electronic formats. How does your company deal with this mountain of paper and electronic records?    How long should your company retain and...

Security Breaches are the Icebergs of our Personal Security

At Relentless we are always looking to provide our readership with value add content.   Relentless Global Comprehensive  Data Privacy Assessment  includes looking at data security by design and by default .This great article looks at the details and consequences...

What is a Data Protection Officer (DPO)

DPO is an acronym for Data Protection Officer. which is a key appointment within your organisation.  A DPO is a person who is given formal responsibility for data protection compliance within an organisation reporting into the CEO.  Under the EU’s General Data...

The Malaysian Personal Data Protection Act “the act”

The Malaysian Personal Data Protection Act 2010 (“the Act”) was written into law  on 15 November 2013. “The Act” mandates that businesses in Malaysia assume additional responsibilities and requirements when it comes to the processing of personal data of their...

Ensuring GDPR Compliance When a Subject Sends an Access Request

One of the many significant changes brought about by GDPR was the data subject’s greater right of access to personal information. And that is far-reaching. The data controller must fulfil a data subject access request (DSAR) within a month to comply with GDPR. So, the...

Data Breach Root Causes

Data users, specifically employees, expose organisational data systems to hackers by making simple mistakes that can easily be avoided. Here are many of the most common data breach causes.

How GDPR 24/7 Compliance Platform Provides  GDPR Continuity  

    How GDPR 24/7 Compliance Platform Provides  GDPR Continuity     Just when you thought your GDPR compliance journey was on track, your compliance manager hands in their notice and you have one month to find a replacement. The options are: a) panic or...

What is the APEC Privacy Framework and Who has signed up to it?

What is the APEC Privacy Framework and the Cross-Border Privacy Rules? And Who has signed up to it      The APEC Privacy Framework is a set of principles and implementation requirements that were created in order to be an enabler to effective privacy...

Comparing South Korea Personal Information Protection Act to GDPR

Comparing South Korea Personal Information Protection Act to GDPR   South Korea’s substantial Personal Information Protection Act ( PIPA) was enacted on Sept. 30, 2011.  PIPA is known for being one of the world’s strictest privacy administrations.  PIPA has many...

Five Examples for Email Marketers in using Legitimate Interest

Five Examples for Email Marketers in using Legitimate Interest   When GDPR came into force on May 25th 2018, some of the methods used by businesses to gain data-processing consent were outlawed. Previously, it was possible to gain opt-out consent from clients...

Considerations US Companies Should Take When Processing European Data?

Considerations US Companies Should Take When Processing European Data?   If you are a US company that directly processes the personal data of EU customers, you are considered a data controller under GDPR. But what if you are an American B2B company, who handles...

GDPR Compliance: Performing a Gap Analysis Your Choices

GDPR Compliance: Performing a Gap Analysis Your Choices   GDPR compliance is no small matter for any company, but the way you go about it makes all the difference. With the right tools at your disposal, it can be manageable. A GDPR gap analysis shows you where...

Achieving GDPR Compliance for Non- EU Organisations Explained

GDPR is a Challenge for any International Organisation   As  25th May 2018 was coming to a close  the EDPB (European Data Protection Board) published It’s Guidance  on the GDPR Article 3 (territorial scope) The  main objective was  to clarify when the GDPR...

Relentless GDPR 24/7 The New Platform for all GDPR Compliance Activities

Relentless GDPR 24/7 is the new  Platform for all your GDPR Compliance Activities.   Can you believe we are now into the 2nd year of the GDPR   It seems like only yesterday that businesses across the European Union (EU) were working overtime in a frantic...

GDPR Use of Legitimate interests What you need to know

GDPR Use of Legitimate interests What you need to know     Article 6 (1)(f) is one of the grounds for lawful processing BUT it does require a balancing of the legitimate interests of the controller, or any third parties to whom the data are disclosed,...

What needs to be contained in a DPIA ( Data Protection Impact Assessment) report?

What needs to be contained in a DPIA ( Data Protection Impact Assessment) report?   Article 35 (7) states that  The assessment shall contain at least:   (a) a systematic description of the envisaged processing operations and the purposes of the processing,...

When is a Data Protection Impact Assessment required?

When is a Data Protection Impact Assessment required?   A DPIA is a process designed to describe the processing, assess the necessity and proportionality of a processing and to help manage the risks to the rights and freedoms of natural persons resulting from the...

2019 GDPR One Year On and its Impact

The GDPR regulations entered into law on 25th May 2018   Data subject rights are one of the key areas of change under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Data subjects can evoke a greater set of rights against businesses and organisations that process...

PRIVACY BY DESIGN AND DEFAULT YOUR GUIDE

What is data protection by design exactly? GDPR mandates the  consideration of the impact of any processing activities when developing a new product, technology or service should be taken into account and from the beginning  and throughout the lifecycle of the...

GDPR Challenges with Indie Video Game Developers, Game Publishers, Streaming Platforms,and their Partners

As the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was written into law on May 25, 2018, many organizations such as Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft were quick to provide updated privacy policies, SCC contracts  and data processing addendums to customers and...

How GDPR has Raised the Bar in Data Management for the Hotel Sector

The hotel industry is considered to be one of the  most targeted industries for data threats, as a result of  hotels processing , and in almost all cases store long term, a very high volume of guests’ personal information and payment card transactions daily.  ...

Relentless GDPR 24/7 The Easy Way to Manage Compliance as GDPR Reaches the Year of Enforcement

Relentless GDPR 24/7 is the new  Platform for all your GDPR Compliance Activities.   Can you believe it's been almost a full year since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) arrived on the scene?   It seems like only yesterday that businesses across...

The GDPR: what organisations in the transport sector need to do now

On  25 May 2018, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) came into effect across the  28 member states of the EU. The GDPR has had a significant impact on those who collect, use, share  and otherwise process “personal data.”   How is personal data...

What is GDPR? and What Marketers Need To Be Aware Of?

Data is the new gold of the online world its value increases daily but never reduces in price or fluctuates like the gold market. To the large tech companies like FaceBook, Google. Twitter, Instagram the consumer data is categorised as a product, and one that their...

Managing GDPR Within the Complexity of Vendor Management

If tasked with ensuring your organisation achieves compliance with the  General Data Protection Regulation is not difficult enough, the task of putting in place a strategy by which you can manage the GDPR compliance of the people you outsource the processing of your customers personal data ( data processors) seem like the mountain stages of the tour de france.

Privacy by Design and by Default and how to reap its benefits

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) enhanced  European data privacy rules significantly. The introduction of ‘Privacy by Design’ and ‘Privacy by Default’ make up two of these enhancements . Although new as a legal requirement under the GDPR, these...

GDPR Data Controller vs. Data Processor Explained

There are many a conversation happening taking place over the responsibilities and accountability of  data controllers and data processors. Both have responsibilities under the GDPR, but their obligations to the regulation  differs. Predominantly, data controllers have more accountability and liability, but processors have new responsibilities and new added layers of liability written into their roles.

Data Privacy Impact Assessments ( DPIA) A key element of privacy by design

Data Protection Impact Assessments Data protection impact assessments (DPIAs)assist  organisations to identify, assess and alleviate or diminish  privacy risks with personal data processing activities. They’re particularly needed  when new data processing process,...

SAAS & GDPR: Why Your Business Needs a Data Protection Impact Assessment When Migrating to the Cloud

That new cloud app may help your business work smarter, but did you know that it could be impacting your GDPR compliance? Relentless Privacy & Compliance explain how.   From accounting to marketing, managing day-to-day office functionality to making those...

Changes to Hong Kong’s Data Privacy Law: What They May Mean For Your Business

In the wake of a massive data security breach in 2018, Hong Kong is finally carrying out a much needed overview of it’s PDPO data protection regulation. Relentless Privacy & Compliance outline the upcoming changes and the impact on global businesses.   When...

Data Mapping and GDPR Compliance – What Your Business Needs to Know

A comprehensive data map can prove an inavaluable tool in helping you manage your data privacy, but what exactly is a data map and why do you need one? Relentless Data Privacy.   As we approach the one-year anniversary of its arrival, most businesses have a...

GDPR and LGPD: The Differences between the EU and Brazil’s Data Protection Laws Your Business Needs to Know

As Brazil readies itself for the arrival of its new General Data Protection Act in February 2020, we outline how it differs from GDPR, and what those differences mean for businesses like yours. It's a familiar story that's been told with ever-increasing frequency over...

How Does Thailand’s New Data Protection Bill Affect Your Business? Your Questions Answered

The latest country to follow in the EU’s data protection footsteps, Thailand is gearing up for the arrival of its first bill to protect individuals’ personal data rights, but what does this mean for your business? Relentless’ global data privacy experts have the answers.Thailand’s relationship with the concept of privacy has always been a curious one to say the least. For years, the idea that individuals have a right to privacy was a key part of the country’s national constitution, albeit one without any kind of law or regulation forcing businesses to uphold that right.

How the Japan APPI compares to GDPR Are you Compliant ?

Japan APPI Privacy Act   Japan’s Act on Protection of Personal Information currently in force (“Current APPI”) dates back to 2003.  It was originally enacted on May 30, 2003, and came into effect in 2005.  Ten years later, the National Diet passed extensive...

How Does HIPAA Affect You? A Guide for US and International Businesses

With more and more data breaches hitting the headlines, The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) has garnered more than its fair share of attention in recent years, but what exactly is it? More importantly, how does this US privacy law impact...

Data Subject Access Requests Under GDPR: Your Key Questions Answered

With GDPR giving individuals more control than ever over the data you hold on them, your business faces a greater responsibility to make that data accessible, and tougher penalties for failing to do so. For many businesses, the arrival of May 25th 2019 created a false...

How the California Consumer Privacy Act Affects Your Business Everything You need to Know

How the California Consumer Privacy Act Affects Your Business Everything You need to Know Did you know that the new California privacy law could have an impact on your business, even if you’re not based in the Golden State? Discover what the CCPA means for you, and...

GDPR and International Data Transfers Explained

What You Need to Know to Ensure Frictionless Compliance The digital age presents plentiful opportunities to grow your business, but that exciting new partnership you've entered into could be negating all the hard work you've already done to ensure GDPR compliance....

4 Key Steps to Baseline GDPR Compliance

4 Key Steps to Baseline GDPR Compliance  Its 2019 and if you are still struggling to meet  GDPR compliance and with the threat of severe penalties in place for those whose failure to comply puts individuals personal data at risk, there really is no time like the...

China’s Data Protection Law Explained

What Your Business Needs to Know China’s National Standards on Information Security Technology - Personal Information Security Specification has drawn comparisons to GDPR, but how closely are the two really linked? Here, Relentless Privacy & Compliance outline the...

A Guide to Singapore Data protection Act PPDA

Data Protection in Singapore: How PDPA Impacts Your Business   Thanks to its close relationships with the EU, the US, and with other Asian countries, Singapore remains a major player on the world stage. For many domestic and international businesses alike, these...

The Application of GDPR for Non- EU Organisations Explained

As  2018 was coming to a close  the EDPB (European Data Protection Board) published It’s Guidance  on the GDPR Article 3 (territorial scope) The  main objective was  to clarify when the GDPR regulation applies to your business even if your presence on the EU market is...

GDPR What’s in store in 2019

2018 signaled a major change in data privacy regulations– probably the most complex shift in the last decade. On 25 May 2018, the European Data Protection Regulation came into force and was also written into UK law  on the same day, changing the way of handling...

E Privacy Regulation – What is It?

  Most are now, or should be, familiar with GDPR. In addition to that legislation, what is known as the ePrivacy Regulation was supposed to be set at the same time. That has been postponed and comes into effect in the second half of this year. If you own a...

The Hidden Opportunity of GDPR

Faced with the challenge of outperforming the competition and taking your business to the next level? Discover how partnering with GDPR consultancy specialists can help you do just that.  As a growing business, it's all too tempting to see the arrival of the European...

Why Appointing a DPO From Within Your Existing Staff Could Put Your GDPR Compliance at Risk

Faced with the challenge of appointing a Data Protection Officer (DPO), many businesses' first thought is to look internally, handling data protection responsibilities to an existing employee. Yet doing so could do more harm than good to their GDPR compliance.  For...

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International data privacy laws are complex and the areas of expertise requirements are growing. Having a team with vast experience across all areas provides our clients with a one stop data privacy partner of choice.

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As data privacy legislation grows so does our dedicated team, adding expertise to meet client requirements.

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