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SATORI ethics assessment framework has lift-off
The lack of a balanced and harmonised approach to ethical assessment of research and innovation (R&I) projects in many countries often leads to unwanted outcomes such as unethical research, poor ...
Research ethics for industry 4.0
Research ethics for industry 4.0
The use of data analytics, machine learning and data visualisation for quality control and predictive maintenance within manufacturing settings is not an obvious space to consider research ethics. Nevertheless, such ...
CLARITY – Eight considerations for the up-take of open eGovernment services in Europe
CLARITY – Eight considerations for the up-take of open eGovernment services in Europe
We are the project co-ordinator for the Horizon 2020 funded CLARITY project, which focuses on driving up-take of open eGovernment services in Europe.  Further to leading the project, Trilateral has ...
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ENERGIC-OD contest as a technology and commercialization proof of concept
ENERGIC-OD develops a geospatial data brokering infrastructure throughout Europe. It achieves that through deployment of Virtual Hubs (VHs) – a set of technologies rendering diverse types of geospatial data accessible through ...
Introducing TITANIUM (Tools for the Investigation of Transactions in Underground Markets)
Introducing TITANIUM (Tools for the Investigation of Transactions in Underground Markets)
A group of 15 consortium partners from seven European countries, including Trilateral Research from the UK, have initiated a new project, called TITANIUM, to curtail criminals and attackers from using ...
Big data community officially launched
Big data community officially launched
With the close of the BYTE project on Social, legal and ethical issues related to big data practice, the BYTE team is transitioning to the BYTE big data community (BBDC). In partnership ...
Hot off the press: the 2nd Crisis Team Newsletter
Hot off the press: the 2nd Crisis Team Newsletter
This week, TRI’s Crisis Team sent out their second newsletter updating their contacts with information on: Our new project – IN-PREP Funding activities related to Migration and Global Security, and ...
Trilateral’s Dissemination and Stakeholder Engagement Services
Trilateral’s Dissemination and Stakeholder Engagement Services
Here at Trilateral, we recognize the importance of effective dissemination and stakeholder engagement and deliver these services for the European Commission funded FORTRESS, INSPEC2T and ResiStand projects. In developing dissemination and communication strategies, we carefully ...
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SATORI: A FRAMEWORK FOR ETHICS ASSESSMENT IN RESEARCH & INNOVATION
Whether you are an ethics committee member, policy maker interested in ethics and responsible research and innovation, a corporate social responsibility (CSR) manager, a research funder, a researcher, NGO, or ...
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EU researchers shine light on ethical concerns in public health emergency response
European researchers have developed a platform to help health services allocate scarce medical resources in the event of a pandemic, a stadium crush or other event that strains the resources ...
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Updates from the CLARITY project
The CLARITY project is now nearing its halfway point and we wanted to share with you some of our work in 2016 and what is upcoming in the next year ...
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PHAEDRA II Project helping the EU DPAs to work more closely together publishes final recommendations
The PHAEDRA II project, in which Trilateral Research has been a partner, came to a successful conclusion in January with the publication of its final recommendations. PHAEDRA II was the ...
Trilateral’s work for ENISA within smart infrastructures
Trilateral’s work for ENISA within smart infrastructures
The European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) recently published their official guidance on Securing Smart Hospitals and Securing Smart Airports; these are available to the public and ...
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SATORI December 2016 newsletter and blog post published
The SATORI project has issued its December 2016 newsletter (compiled by Trilateral Research Ltd; Trilateral leads the policy developments work package of SATORI and is deputy co-ordinator of the project) featuring policy ...
Trilateral participates in Babson college and TRACCC webinar series on human trafficking
Trilateral participates in Babson college and TRACCC webinar series on human trafficking
Trilateral’s Anna Donovan recently presented findings from the TRACE Project on the role of technology in human trafficking at the 2016/2017 webinar series titled, “New Technologies, innovation, Entrepreneurship Tackling Human Trafficking.” The ...
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Trilateral contributes to book on the future of drone use with a chapter on “Big Data Drone Data.”
Trilateral’s Rachel Finn and Anna Donovan have contributed to the newly published book, The Future of Drone Use: Opportunities and Threats from Ethical and Legal perspectives. The chapter titled “Big ...
Newsletter 2016
Newsletter 2016
As 2016 comes to a close, we’d like to invite you to join us for a look back over what we’ve been up to this year, and what is coming ...
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Trilateral hosts workshop with privacy and ethics experts for the DEVELOP project
By David Barnard-Wills, 12 December 2016 The DEVELOP project is building an adaptive learning environment that supports people in medium and large companies to explore and plan learning opportunities and careers, drawing ...

Outsourced DPO

See below a list of standard requirements for this service, however we are always available to tailor our services in relation to our clients' needs.

Contact us to discuss further.

Serve as your DPO

Company name and contact details transmitted to the ICO Company name and contact details available to:
  • Management
  • Employees
  • Data subjects
Article reference: 37

Contact point for data subjects

  • Contact data accessible on the websites and privacy notices
  • Function as the main public contact point (email & post)
  • Guide your organisation on the possible sources of data access requests.
Article reference: 38(4)

Contact point for Data Protection Authorities
(e.g. ICO)

Liaise with the ICO in case of issues with data subjects and data breaches.
Article reference: 39(1)(d), 39(1)(e), 36

Ad hoc advice on difficult data protection issues

Written opinions on data protection queries, with an analysis of relevant issues or other relevant legislative elements
Article reference: 39(1)(a)

Regular newsletter to inform and advise on relevant developments and possible challenges in data protection

Newsletter containing the latest regulatory news and compliance guidance, and news concerning conferences and training opportunities
Monthly
Article reference: 39(1)(a)

Annual gap analysis

Audit and gap analysis to map new activities and data-processing practices
Virtual
Article reference: 39(1)(b)

Status discussion (via phone/skype) and report

Discussion and report
Every 6 months
Article reference: 39(1)(b)

Review of the privacy notices

Review of the privacy notices to ensure accuracy and advice on how to improve
Article reference: 39(1)(b)

Provide advice to the client organisation on how to carry on data protection impact assessments (DPIA) and to monitor their performance

We provide advice on:
  • Whether to carry out a DPIA
  • The best methodology to follow
  • Whether to carry out the DPIA in-house or to outsource it depending on the complexity
  • What safeguards (including technical and organisational measures) to apply to mitigate any risks to the rights and interests of the data subjects
  • Whether the DPIA has been correctly carried out and whether its conclusions are in compliance with the GDPR
Article reference: 39(1)(c)

Oversee the establishment and maintenance of the Record of Processing Activities

  • Contact point for the designated employee
  • Guidance on the Record, including provision of check-lists, best practices, and methodological advice
Article reference: 39

Provide guidance on data breach handling and reporting

  • Contact point for the responsible person
  • Contact point for the ICO
  • Advice on best practices for handling data breaches, including notification requirements, reporting and identification of measures to limit damage
Article reference: 33(3)(b)

Monitor the data-protection-training activities and advise on their necessity

  • Inclusion of a chapter on training in the status reports
  • Provision of news and updates on relevant conferences and training courses (newsletter)
  • Provision of training materials, where appropriate
Article reference: 39(1)(b)

Email and telephone assistance

-
Article reference: -

Bespoke notifications to management on critical legislative, judicial, or policy developments that may impact your business

Email notification with explanation of the development and a preliminary overview of the impact on the organisation
Article reference: 39(1)(a)

Training seminar on the developments of data protection law and policy

-
Article reference: -

Review of the consistency of the internal documents concerning data processing practices

Cross-check of the consistency of the internal documents
Article reference: 39(1)(b)

Weekend and holidays data breach guidance

Data breach guidance during the weekends and holidays
Article reference: -

DPO Assist

See below a list of standard requirements for this service, however we are always available to tailor our services in relation to our clients' needs.

Contact us to discuss further.

Ad hoc advice on difficult data protection issues

Written opinions on data protection queries, with an analysis of relevant issues or other relevant legislative elements
Article reference: 39(1)(a)

Regular newsletter to inform and advise on relevant developments and possible challenges in data protection

Newsletter containing the latest regulatory news and compliance guidance, and news concerning conferences and training opportunities.
Monthly
Article reference: 39(1)(a)

Annual gap analysis

Audit and gap analysis to map new activities and data-processing practices
Virtual
Article reference: 39(1)(b)

Status discussion (via phone/skype) and report

Discussion and report
Annually
Article reference: 39(1)(b)

Review of the privacy notices

Review of the privacy notices to ensure accuracy and advice on how to improve.
Article reference: 39(1)(b)

Provide advice to the client organisation on how to carry on data protection impact assessments (DPIA) and to monitor their performance

We provide advice on:
  • Whether to carry out a DPIA
  • The best methodology to follow
  • Whether to carry out the DPIA in-house or to outsource it depending on the complexity
  • What safeguards (including technical and organisational measures) to apply to mitigate any risks to the rights and interests of the data subjects
  • Whether the DPIA has been correctly carried out and whether its conclusions are in compliance with the GDPR
Article reference: 39(1)(c)

Provide guidance on data breach handling and reporting

  • Contact point for the responsible person
  • Advice on best practices for handling data breaches, including notification requirements, reporting and identification of measures to limit damage
Article reference: 33(3)(b)

Monitor the data-protection-training activities and advise on their necessity

  • Inclusion of a chapter on training in the status reports
  • Provision of news and updates on relevant conferences and training courses (newsletter)
  • Provision of training materials, where appropriate
Article reference: 39(1)(b)

Email abd telephone assistance

-
Article reference: -

Bespoke notifications to the top management on critical legislative, judicial, or policy developments that may impact your business

Email notification with explanation of the development and a preliminary overview of the impact on the organisation
Article reference: 39(1)(a)

Compliance Support

See below a list of standard requirements for this service, however we are always available to tailor our services in relation to our clients' needs.

Contact us to discuss further.

Data Mapping

Map the data flows within your organisation to better understand how personal information flows between departments

Data Protection Impact Assessments

Where required by the GDPR or national law, conduct or review DPIAs using our library of good practices
Article reference: 35

Consent and Privacy Notice Requirements

Revise and improve consent and privacy notices to meet transparency and accoutnability requirements

Gap Analysis

Identify gaps in your organisation's compliance with the GDPR, national data protection legislation or sectoral legislation

Data Protection Audit

Audit your organisation's activities to assess your compliance with applicable data protection law

Data Protection-by-design and -default

Work with your technical and admin teams to operationalise Data Protection-by-design and -default, using established good practice
Article reference: 25

Training

We offer general, role-based (e.g., HR) and activity based (e.g., DPIA) training. All our training materials are designed to be accessible to non-experts and easy to use

General compliance support

Support for creating required documentation, including, but not limited to Records of Processing activities, Data retention (and deletion) schedules, Personal Data Breach procedures, Subject Access Request procedures, Training materials, Legitimate Interest Assessments, etc.)

‘Risk Assessment Report and Methodology’

You can view the Executive Summary and Table of contents of the Project Solebay Risk Assessment Methodology Report.

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