This free event looks at three areas where distilleries risk non-compliance with data protection laws
- Growing your European market? Is it a legal requirement to have an EU representative? If not, how should your distillery evidence this?
- Direct marketing Learn about the new ICO guidance on email/social media marketing messages and why it is not true such messages can only be sent to people who have given a written consent
- UK data protection law What legal requirements apply to most Scottish distilleries? In particular, what are the minimum written policies and procedures needed?
A 30-40 minute presentation will be followed by an opportunity for delegates to ask questions about the issues discussed.
Who should attend?
This session is suitable for anyone in a professional role involving responsibility for growing a distillery business, which would include leadership roles, anyone whose work involves direct marketing, those in human resources and/or ensuring legal compliance.
Who will deliver the webinar?
Sean Morris, Legal Manager at Navigator, trained as a solicitor in the public sector at Brighton and Hove City Council, the first UK local authority legal team to receive LEXCEL accreditation, the quality mark for excellence in practice management and client care. He is a dual qualified solicitor with the Law Society of Scotland and holds a Certificate in Data Protection Practice from the Law Society of Ireland.
Having specialised in employment law, Sean joined the litigation team at RBS/NatWest Mentor where he defended Tribunal claims and in addition began to advise on data protection law. This involved supporting businesses from a wide range of sectors, such as retail and health care, and helping prepare for compliance with GDPR. He went on to work for the largest employment law services provider for UK businesses and later joined a commercial private practice where he advised on privacy and data protection law.
Sean’s experience reviewing business compliance has included audits to check compliance with the ICO’s Accountability Framework, drafting and updating internal data protection policies and privacy information, in addition to data mapping and drafting ROPAs for a wide spectrum of clients, ranging from commercial businesses and national energy companies to independent schools and charities. He has managed teams responding to complex data subject access requests on behalf of corporate clients in the retail and banking sectors and supported businesses dealing with data breaches. He regularly delivers Navigator training on data protection law, and his published work has featured in Business Insider, HR Network, Daily Business, Scottish Affairs, and the Industrial Law Journal.