Social media is an extraordinary phenomenon. It has now overtaken traditional media (such as TV and Print) in terms of generating interest and driving sales for both smaller businesses and giant organisations. It has also created an entirely new targeted … Continue Reading
KJL Technology Info & Updates
Take some time to learn about the technology sector and keep your company up-to-date!
Kevin James Ltd are very happy to partner with Mimecast, an extremely exciting business who offer a fully integrated cloud suite to comprehensively manage the security, archiving and business continuity risks associated with emails. Why is Mimecast Great? Mimecast … Continue Reading
One of the most important factors to try and comprehend when discussing new topics such as The Dark Web and Cyber Crime is the extraordinary pace of change. Today, changes happen faster and more frequently than ever, predominantly because there … Continue Reading
Below are a list of common questions about the GDPR and their answers.
Does GDPR replace PECR (The Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations) if you are a Network or Service Provider?
The GDPR does not replace PECR, although it changes the underlying definition of consent. Existing PECR rules continue to apply, but using the new GDPR standard of consent.
If you are a network or service provider, Article 95 of the GDPR says the GDPR does not apply where there are already specific PECR rules. This is to avoid duplication, and means that if you are a network or service provider, you only need to comply with PECR rules (and not the GDPR) on:
- Security and Security Breaches;
- Traffic Data;
- Location Data;
- Itemised Billing; and
- Line Identification Services.
So GDPR looms ever closer, but as more people start discussing it they begin to realise that the legislation extends far further than anyone ever imagined – especially considering recent trends in the technology industry. What people don’t realise though, … Continue Reading