Data protection in light of coronavirus
Posted by Claire Halle-Smith on 20 March 2020
Claire Halle-SmithClaire’s experience in-house coupled with her ten plus years’ advising on data privacy matters enables her to identify those key issues facing an organisation and to provide practical, solutions-based advice.
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