I am a Senior Associate in our Data Privacy Team. I have been advising on data protection law for over ten years and enjoy working with a wide range of clients in the charity, social enterprise and commercial sector.
I have written and contributed to several publications on data protection for not-for profit organisations including Data Protection for Fundraisers and Protecting data, protecting people CFG guide produced for third sector.
I was seconded as Head of Legal to Breast Cancer Now where I advised on a range of commercial and data protection issues. I spent six years as a trustee of a charity that does fantastic work to support girls and young women.
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I have advised a number of clients on responding to investigations by the ICO. This has involved a forensic analysis of fundraising practices in some cases going back decades and extensive liaison with the ICO.
We produced a detailed user guide on data protection issues for arts organisations which contained practical guidance on a range of issues from profiling, data collection statements and data sharing with third parties.
We carried out an extensive review of our client’s data protection practices - reviewing documents interviewing employees and testing IT databases across the organisation. We used the insights we gained to produce a detailed data protection report and a new bespoke data protection policy as well as advice and recommendations on a range of issues from sharing of personal data between related group companies (both charitable and non-charitable), the collection and storage of highly confidential special category personal data, data retention and international data transfers.