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Data Protection Toolkit - Data Protection Policy

By NICVA 27 Jul 2018 Bob Harper

A Data Protection Policy (not to be confused with a Privacy Policy or Privacy Notice) is an internal policy which outlines your organisation's approach to protection data.

Acting in Good Faith - A case study on St Vincent de Paul Maghera

By NICVA 27 Jul 2018 Una McKernan

This is the latest case study as part of our work supporting faith based organisations through the Department for Communities Regional Infrastructure Support Programme.

Data Protection Policy

By NICVA 26 Jul 2018 Bob Harper

This article outlines NICVA’s approach to data protection. It sets out how we protect personal data that we process.

Acting in Good Faith - A case study on Redeeming our Communities (ROC)

By NICVA 20 Jul 2018 Una McKernan

This is the latest case study as part of our work supporting faith based organisations through the Department for Communities Regional Infrastructure Support Programme.

Acting in Good Faith - A case study on Quaker Connections

By NICVA 20 Jul 2018 Una McKernan

This is the latest case study as part of our work supporting faith based organisations through the Department for Communities Regional Infrastructure Support Programme.

Measuring the performance of your digital channels

By NICVA 20 Jun 2018 Neil Wilson

As part of a series of articles on improving your digital capacity, NICVA Information Officer Neil Wilson writes about measuring your impact online.

Data Protection Toolkit - Personal Data Breaches: are you prepared?

By NICVA 15 Jun 2018 Bob Harper

Whatever security measures you might have in place, you can never be 100% safe from a breach. A breach could lead to an investigation from the regulator, resulting in potential enforcement action against your organisation. Being prepared is essential.

Data Protection Toolkit - Write a Privacy Notice

By NICVA 14 May 2018 Bob Harper

Privacy notices help the people who you process personal data about understand why and what you do with their information. The GDPR specifies what must be included and how they should be written.

Data Protection Toolkit - Templates and Guidance

By NICVA 14 May 2018 Bob Harper

Our guidance addresses some common themes for data protection in the voluntary and community sector. We've created some templates as a starting point for you to work with.

Data Protection Toolkit - Document your processing activities

By NICVA 13 May 2018 Bob Harper

It is a legal requirement of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to keep a clear record of your processing activities. This resource explains what to do and provides templates for you to get started.

Data Protection Toolkit - Frequently Asked Questions

By NICVA 9 May 2018 Bob Harper

A number of common scenarios and questions that we have received on GDPR and data protection.

Data Protection Toolkit - Further Guidance

By NICVA 8 May 2018 Bob Harper

More resources on GDPR and data protection, including sub-sector specific information.

Data Protection Toolkit - Legitimate Interests Assessment & Template

By NICVA 8 May 2018 Bob Harper

Legitimate interests is one of six lawful basis set out in the GDPR to justify the processing of personal data (data relating to an individual from which that individual can be identified).

Data Protection Toolkit - Getting Started

By NICVA 26 Apr 2018 Bob Harper

Your first steps to compliance with GDPR. This guide focuses on what you need to know and focus on now, with signposting to more practical advice and resources.

Data Protection Toolkit - Glossary

By NICVA 25 Apr 2018 Bob Harper

A GDPR jargon-buster that covers the key topics in data protection.

Cyber Security: Small Charity Guide

By NICVA 28 Feb 2018 Stephen Gray

Protect your organisation from the most common threats by following the National Cyber Security Centre's guide for small charities.

Guest post: Tapping into Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

By NICVA 29 Jan 2018 Sam Evans

Sam Evans has been involved in CSR for over 8 years, both as a CSR advisor for an International law firm and as a Corporate Fundraiser. As both a "poacher and gamekeeper", he shares his unique insights into Community Needs and Corporate Philanthropy.

NICVA position paper and recommendations for the Brexit negotiations

By NICVA 8 Dec 2017 Geoff Nuttall

With the Brexit negotiations at a critical phase, this paper highlights what NICVA sees, having engaged widely with the voluntary and community sector and others, as the key issues which must be addressed.

NICVA Public Perception Survey – Identifies high levels of public usage and trust in community & voluntary sector

By NICVA 7 Dec 2017 Simon Beattie

New research published by the Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action (NICVA) has revealed both high levels of public usage and trust in the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector in Northern Ireland.

Affordable Alternatives to High Cost Credit in Northern Ireland

By NICVA 29 Sep 2017 Geoff Nuttall

In 2013, amidst growing concern about high cost credit and illegal lending, NICVA commissioned POLICIS and Liverpool John Moores University to explore options for an alternative affordable credit model. This report contains the results of their research.

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