Spotlight! - June 2020

Aug 04, 2020

Welcome to the June 2020 edition of Spotlight!

This month we're looking at;

  • What has AI ever done for us?
  • Working From Home Securely
  • Why do children merit specific protection..?
  • In the spotlight! - Your questions
  • Other News

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What has AI ever done for us?

We will look at how businesses can use data ethically, whilst remaining GDPR compliant when leveraging new technologies, like AI, to benefit the business and the wider population. At Xynics, we’ve always had a passion for embracing technology to benefit business and individuals alike, indeed we’ve been using a form of AI for more than 14 years.

Read Part 2 of 2 on our thoughts on AI

Covid-19 Tracing app

At Xynics we are all Data Protection Practitioners, and all could see the potential concerns that some people could have, however knowing and understand the application of the law and the technology, the app is not in contravention of our data rights nor is it unlawful.

Read more here

Returning to work after COVID-19

As lockdown restrictions begin to be lifted, employers in the UK should begin planning for staff to be able to return to their places of work.

We have pulled together what you need to think about for your employees, your business and your information security and privacy?

Read our summary here

Easing out of Lock down

With some employers starting to think about firing up the engines again, or just stoking the fire and bring their employees back to work there are a whole host of things to think about in terms of your people. Absolute Works, HR and Employment Law specialists have put together their thoughts on your people, your most valuable asset and the easing of restrictions.

Read More here

In The Spotlight!

In this section, we look at questions put to us on forums, by our clients and via social Media.

This is a question that we are seeing asked lots over social Media:

" When I return to work my employer would like to take my temperature - do I have to agree?"

Read the response here

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Other News:

Our 2019 SME GDPR Readiness Survey conducted in collaboration with the DMA has now been released.

If you would like a copy please sign up here:

Xynics were due to exhibit at, The Schools & Academies Show London 2020 on 29th & 30th April at ExCeL, London.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the ExCeL being used as the NHS Nightingale Hospital to add extra critical care capacity,

the event has been postponed until 29th & 30th September. Read More here.

Team Xynics' hearts go out to all the people who have been affected by coronavirus outbreak, we hope that you all stay safe and

where possible you can stay home, together we can save lives.

We are fully committed to continuing to provide the same level of support to all our clients and we will do all we can to help.


As data and business consultants and certified Data Protection Practitioners,
Xynics have made it our business to help other businesses to
understand, collect, simplify and use data.

We help build control, stability and security into businesses
that face an uncertain information future.

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If you want to discover how you could do more with
your data, get in touch with Xynics.

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