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Data Protection Impact Assessments

Pragmatic and tailored approach to GDPR compliance

Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs)

A data protection impact assessment (DPIA) is a process to help you identify and minimise risks associated with processing personal data.  For many years, conducting DPIAs has long been considered a best practice activity, but has taken on greater significance with the GDPR where they are mandatory for any processing that is likely to result in a high risk to individuals.  Conducting DPIAs will also reduce the probability of data loss or breaching data subject rights and freedoms.  An effective DPIA can also bring broader compliance, financial and reputational benefits, helping you demonstrate accountability and building trust and engagement with individuals and should become standard practice in every organisation.  URM’s DP consultants are able to advise you on where you should be conducting DPIAs but, more importantly, how to conduct them and what the outputs should be, e.g., identifying and assessing risks to individuals taking into account both likelihood and severity of any risk, as well as identifying any additional measures to mitigate those risks.  URM’s team can also provide a review service to ensure you take the right actions.

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Why URM?

Track record

URM’s DP and GDPR consultants have extensive ‘real world’ experience as both practitioners and subject matter experts working at a senior level within business and in their data protection consulting roles advising organisations on best practice.  With a 17-year track record assisting organisations to comply with legislation such as the Data Protection Act, the GDPR and local country-specific legislation, URM has earned a reputation for adopting a pragmatic and business appropriate approach.

Flexible service offerings

A key differentiator between URM and other data protection service providers is our flexible service offerings.  Our virtual DPO service can be customised to your precise requirements, in terms of the type of support you require and the frequency of site days (remote or on site) etc. Equally, with our remediation support, URM can assist you address any gaps identified and achieve full GDPR compliance. We can also help you maintain that compliance with GDPR auditing services.

Knowledge transfer

URM prides itself on its knowledge transfer philosophy and training expertise which helps to ensure that you not only understand what the principles and requirements of the GDPR are but how to best meet them.

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First official European response to the Data Protection and Digital Information Bill

Published on
29/5/2024

URM’s blog explores the first formal European response to the DPDI Bill, and how the Bill may jeopardise the UK’s adequacy status when it reforms the UK GDPR.

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Data Protection
Published on
12/4/2024
Data Protection Considerations for Artificial Intelligence (AI)

URM’s blog discusses the data protection considerations for utilising AI technologies, and how organisations can stay GDPR compliant in their use of AI.

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Data Protection
Published on
27/3/2024
The Data Protection and Digital Information Bill No.2

URM’s blog discusses the Data Protection and Digital Information (DPDI) Bill, how it will diverge from the current GDPR, and the impact it may have when passed.

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Data Protection
Published on
14/3/2024
URM Analyses ICO’s Enforcement Actions Since the GDPR was Introduced in 2018

URM’s blog breaks down which Articles of the GDPR have seen the greatest number of enforcement actions by the ICO, and which have gone largely unenforced.

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We used URM as we had a large amount of information to redact for a Court of Protection case and neither had the time nor the knowledge to be able to complete this appropriately. URM were suggested to us and we made contact. They responded very quickly and were able to explain their role, estimated timescales & costings. During the initial consultation, they were very professional and approachable, and certainly had the skills we required. URM’s consultant provided us with details of the work they had completed before & we felt confident to pursue the work with them. We were on a tight deadline for court and URM were confident that they could provide the services we required in a timely manner. The logistics of sending a large amount of confidential documents were easy to navigate and straightforward. We were unable to very accurately gauge how much work was required, however URM’s Team supported us with this and maintained regular contact regarding their progress and addressed any concerns they had. When we needed to contact them, they were prompt with their responses. The work did take longer that envisaged, however that was due to the amount of work that we, as clients, were unable to accurately identify would be required. We did, however, meet the deadline for court. I would certainly use the services of URM again & if possible would work with same team. The services are not cheap, however redacting sensitive information is a skilled task and, therefore, having a professional complete this work is priceless.
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