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Apr 6, 2018




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In this episode Steve Kuncewicz (BLM) is joined by Heather Anson (Digital Law UK) at Prolific North Live 2018 to talk about what GDPR means for agencies, and how the regulations will impact the day to day handling of personal information.



Topics covered in this episode:


  • What makes GDPR different from it predecessor, the Data Protection Act.
  • What you can do to demonstrate compliance with the new rules.
  • The importance of justifying individual uses and methods of collection when handling personal data.
  • Your rights as a data subject.
  • Your responsibilities as a data controller or processor.
  • The importance of privacy by design in new digital products.   
  • How and when to talk to the ICO if you are hacked or personal data is stolen.
  • Who the burden of responsibility will fall on for many of the new processes and checks.
  • The end of an era for pre-ticked boxes in online forms.




Guest BIOs

Steve Kuncewicz

Steve is a Partner at BLM. He specialises in intellectual property, media and social media law with a particular emphasis on the creative, digital and technology sector. Steve is listed as a “recommended lawyer” in tier 2 of the Legal 500s 2014, 2015, and 2016 North West Technology, Media & Telecoms section.


He is a regular media spokesperson, and has given interviews to the local and national press through BBC Breakfast, Sky News, ITV, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 5 Live and LBC London. Steve’s first book, “Legal Issues of Web 2.0 and Social Media”, was published in June 2011 and his second book “Legal Issues of Corporate Communication in the Online World” was published in June 2012.”


Twitter: @SteveKuncewicz





Heather Anson


Heather is a US qualified Lawyer with over 15 years experience in regulatory compliance and multinational law. She spends much of her time now training and consulting around Europe and the globe to help other legal professionals and businesses to understand and navigate the world of regulatory compliance.

Twitter: @ansonevaluate


Presenter BIO


A journalist and broadcaster for nearly 30 years, Andy runs his own media consultancy in Manchester working with clients like Weber Shandwick, the NFU, and the Institute of Directors.

Andy started in print before 17 years as a BBC presenter & reporter, appearing on BBC Breakfast, Five Live & the Today programme. For five years Andy presented the award-winning BBC1 current affairs programme Inside Out, travelling across

Europe making documentaries on terrorism, the smuggling of illegal guns into the UK and the Manchester IRA bomb. He also made films with Sir Bobby Charlton, Yoko Ono, Lord Heseltine and Johnny Marr.


Find out more about Andy’s media consultancy:


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Next Episode


Next we will be continuing our foray into Prolific North Live 2018, looking at the highs and lows of growing an agency with Jonathan McNamara and Julia Mitchell. Want to know if you can really fake it ‘till you make it? Tune in and find out.

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