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On-demand webinar – Complying with Changes to New York Harassment Law

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Governor Cuomo and Mayor De Blasio have been busy putting the city and state on the right side of #MeToo, the global anti-sexual harassment movement. A flurry of new laws and requirements on New York State and City businesses have been added to the books, with more coming into force over the next few months. During this free webinar, Legal and Research Executive Ruth Cohen clarified the requirements under New York law and provided tools and best practice for compliance.

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Upcoming risk masterclass — Introduction to new risk identification methods

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17 October, 8:30am — 12:00pm, London

What if you could enhance your risk identification process, better facilitate risk conversations, reveal sacred cows and black swans, and present those risks to the leadership with clarity and insight? VinciWorks invites you to attend a risk identification masterclass to learn breakthrough techniques and develop your own risk identification toolkit. This class will provide you with the skills and confidence required to identify risks at a whole new level through a safe and constructive process.

Location: A beautiful Law Society venue in central London (113 Chancery Lane, WC2A 1PL)

Cost: The event will cost £149 per delegate and £99 for each additional delegate.

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On-demand webinar – Sanctions: Know Your Transaction

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The UK Parliament passed the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act in 2018 to get the UK sanctions regime ready for when the UK leaves the European Union. The number and type of businesses who are subject to UK sanctions rules have rapidly expanded, as have the penalties that can be given for those who breach the rules, from monetary penalties to criminal prosecution. In this webinar, Director of Course Development Nick Henderson and Director of Best Practice Gary Yantin explored the implications of the new law and give guidance on how to comply.

The webinar covered

  • The consolidated sanctions list and how to use it
  • How to keep track of sanctions imposed on countries
  • How Brexit affects sanctions regulations
  • Dealing with a target match when using the consolidated sanctions list
  • A short review on how to use the new Sanctions course
  • Answering any questions you may have

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On-demand GDPR webinar – Understanding the Data Protection Act 2018

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On 25 May 2018 the long-awaited GDPR came into force across the EU. On the same day, the UK’s Data Protection Act 2018 also became law. While the DPA 2018 incorporates large chunks of GDPR wholesale, it also carved out some specific exemptions that UK businesses need to know about.

In our webinar on understanding the Data Protection Act 2018, VinciWorks’ GDPR experts Nick Henderson and Gary Yantin explored the newly enacted DPA 2018 and the key differences and derogations from GDPR you need to know about. These include:

  • The interconnected relationship between GDPR and the DPA 
  • The powers and role of the ICO 
  • How Brexit will affect data protection law 
  • Using automated decision making and customer profiling 
  • How to process criminal offence data in the UK 
  • The new criminal offences in the UK 

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Prepare for GDPR – free on-demand GDPR webinars

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Over the weeks leading up to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force, VinciWorks has hosted a number of webinars on the topic, answering hundreds of questions in the process. You can get instant access to all our GDPR webinar recordings by clicking on the links below.

Understanding the Data Protection Act 2018

In our webinar on understanding the Data Protection Act 2018, VinciWorks’ GDPR experts Nick Henderson and Gary Yantin explored the newly enacted DPA 2018 and the key differences and derogations from GDPR you need to know about.

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Full-day GDPR webinar

On 24 May, the day prior to GDPR coming into force, VinciWorks hosted a full-day webinar including live Q&As, interviews with GDPR experts and helpful advice on complying with the new regulation.

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GDPR – Data Protection Impact Assessments

During this webinar, Nick guided listeners through the process of conducting a DPIA. He also answered questions on the topic of DPIAs and gave guidance on next steps to those who have already begun the process.

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GDPR is here. Compliance has just begun.

The General Data Protection Regulation has now come into force. The UK’s third generation of data protection law has received Royal Assent and its main provisions commenced on 25 May 2018. The new Act aims to modernise data protection laws to ensure they are effective in the years to come. VinciWorks has hosted a number of webinars to help businesses prepare for the EU-wide law.

On 24, VinciWorks hosted a full-day live webcast to answer questions, interview experts and review the changes to data protection law under GDPR.

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Full-day live GDPR webcast schedule

10:00am – Q&A on lawful basis for processing, Gary Yantin and Nick Henderson, VinciWorks

11:00am – GDPR Mythbusters, Webinar replay

11:30am – So you’ve been appointed DPO. What now? Interview with Andrew Moyser, MHA MacIntyre Hudson Chartered Accountants

12:00pm – Live Q&A on privacy notices and DPIAs, Alyssa Redsun and Nick Henderson, VinciWorks

1:00pm – Data Protection Impact Assessments, Webinar replay

2:00pm – The ICO’s view – what will change after GDPR? Richard Nevinson, Information Commissioner’s Office

2:15pm – GDPR – getting it right, Alex Brown, Simmons & Simmons

2.30pm – Live Q&A – ask us anything (about GDPR), Gary Yantin and Nick Henderson, VinciWorks

3:30pm – Privacy notices, Webinar replay

4:30pm – Dawn raids – preparing for the unexpected, Karla Gahan, VinciWorks

5:00pm – Closing remarks and guidance

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Free on-demand GDPR webinar – conditions for processing

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Under GDPR, you need an approved ‘condition for processing’ for every data processing activity, but you don’t always need to seek consent. With just a week until GDPR comes into force, Director of Course Development Nick Henderson and Director of Best Practice Gary Yantin hosted another webinar to take a deep dive into understanding the conditions for processing data which underpin all uses of personal data.

The webinar covered:

  • When do we need consent and when do we not?
  • How to rely on legitimate interest
  • Data processing scenarios
  • Answering your questions on the topic

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On-demand GDPR webinar – Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs)

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With GDPR day less than a month away, Director of Course Development Nick Henderson continued  to help organisations prepare for the new EU wide regulation. During the webinar, Nick guided listeners through the process of conducting a DPIA. He also answered questions on the topic of DPIAs and gave guidance on next steps to those who have already begun the process.

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The webinar covered:

  • The seven steps of conducting a DPIA
  • The suggested DPIA timeline
  • What to do if you haven’t yet started conducting your DPIAs
  • Who should be responsible for conducting and monitoring DPIAs
  • Shared tips from attendees

Key findings

  • 55% of attendees said they haven’t consulted externally on their DPIA while 27% said they have and 8% said they haven’t but they should have done
  • Biometric and genetic data are now special categories of data under GDPR and are required to be included in a DPIA
  • It is important to act on the recommendations of the DPIA and often are required to share findings with a third party, such as the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)
  • Only 4% of attendees have conducted a DPIA on everything while 30% are planning to begin the process soon

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Free on-demand webinar – GDPR Mythbusters

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Should we be deleting our whole email marketing list? How much can you actually be fined for a GDPR offence? In this webinar, Director of Course Development Nick Henderson and Yehuda Solomont explored the myths surrounding GDPR and helped separate the facts from the fiction. The webinar is based on our GDPR Mythbusters blog series that we are publishing in the lead up to GDPR day.

The webinar focused on the following GDPR myths

  • You’ll be fined 4% of global turnover for your first GDPR offence
  • GDPR requires you to delete all of a person’s data if they ask
  • You can’t send marketing emails anymore
  • HR policies and practices won’t be affected
  • No one will know if I don’t comply with GDPR
  • Compliance will cost you business

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