Institute of Fundraising: Data Protection for Fundraisers

BWB’s team of data protection lawyers will give an introduction to an area of law that fundraisers simply cannot afford to ignore.

Dates & Times

October 2, 2013 @ 12:00 am

The seminar will cover the following:

  • Overview of data protection
  • Hardening enforcement by the information commissioner
  • How to ensure data processing is fair
  • Data collection statements
  • Profiling and Online Behavioural Advertising
  • The rights of individuals (including their right to access data)
  • What to do if you get it wrong


IoF Individual Members: £35

Non-members: £55


8.00am: Registration
8.30 - 9.30: Seminar 


Lawrence Simanowitz

Lawrence is a partner in the Charity and Social Enterprise team at Bates Wells Braithwaite. Lawrence has 12 years of specialist experience in advising on information law (data protection, freedom of information, confidentiality and privacy).

He has broad experience of advising and training charitable companies and charter bodies, trusts and associations, and public benefit clients throughout their life cycle. Clients range from innovative start-ups and campaigning organisations to major national institutions and international networks. Lawrie is recognised as a Leading Individual in the legal directories Chambers and Legal 500.

Mark Scodie

Mark is a solicitor at Bates Wells Braithwaite. He assists corporate, charities, public bodies and individuals facing challenges under data protection and freedom of information laws. He also helps them to make the most of their rights when seeking information from others. Mark has wide-ranging dispute resolution experience servicing a number of sectors, coupled with a specialist interest in all forms of media-related disputes. Mark is a solicitor-advocate with full rights of audience in all the civil courts in England and Wales.

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