Useful websites:

Information Commissioner’s Website

FOI Directory – Find the correct email address to submit an FOI request for an organisation.

Information Rights and Wrongs – The blog of the Chairman of NADPO and Data Protection Nerd, Jon Baines.

IRMSociety – The professional body for Information and Records Management.

IRMS Information Rights Group – RMGirl is the Group Chair.

Visual Print and Design – Our favourite design and design company.  We love them because they provide high-quality design and printing at a very reasonable cost.

Published Resources:

Fundraising and Data Protection (Guide) – This is a guide for charities and other fundraisers. It covers the issues associated with using personal data in fundraising, marketing and similar activities. Written by the renowned Tim Turner.

Data Protection Officer (Guide) – How to pick the right DPO and not get ripped off by cowboys!  This is another guide from the very knowledgeable  Tim Turner.

Data Protection and Remote Working Monitoring, (Guide) by the fabulous team at Castlebridge

DPIA Guidance (Guide)

Temperature Scanning in the Workplace  (Guide) – Castlebridge reviewed the available literature and Public Health Guidance to prepare a guidance note for organisations considering introducing Thermal Scanning as an infection control measure for Covid-19

Dashcam Guidance (Guide) – This guidance was prepared to provide an overview of the Data Protection issues and obligations that anyone using a dashcam or wearable camera needs to consider.

Introduction to Metadata: Third Edition (Book)

Handbook on European data protection law – 2018 edition  (Book)

Handbook on Data Protection in Humanitarian Action (Book)

Published Retention Schedules:

NHS Records Management Code of Practice 2016 (RMGirl is an author)  – Currently under review

IRMS Schools Toolkit V6 2019

IRMS Academies Toolkit V1 2o19

Kent County Council Retention Schedule (Authored by the lovely Elizabeth Barber, who constructs the IRMS Schools Toolkit!)

Iron Mountain’s 2013 Retention Schedule Guide for Germany

YouTube Channels:

IRMS  – for all their free webinars that have taken place since the pandemic.

Data Protection Diaries – Insight into data protection from the perspective of an experienced and engaging Data Protection Officer, Richard Merrygold.