Posts on Jan 1970

GDPR Information

DATA PROTECTION LEGISLATION

As you may be aware there is new Data Protection Legislation coming into force in the UK on 25th May 2018. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is EU wide legislation, and is currently being enacted into UK law and will become the 2018 Data Protection Act.

This legislation will affect every business that handles personal data for clients or staff. Personal data has been defined by the act as ‘any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified’, this will include such data as name and contact details, but may also be information such as IP Addresses.

This Notice describes how we collect, use, share, retain and safeguard personal data.

This Notice sets out your individual rights; we explain these later in the Notice but in summary these rights include your right to know what data is held about you, how this data is processed and how you can place restrictions on the use of your data.

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Debunking VoIP Myths

VoIP, like many other new technologies, has garnered a large amount of distrust. Though VoIP services have come on leaps and bounds, it is still not a mainstream system and with that it is hard to explain to people what benefits it can provide when they have heard untruthful hearsay about it. Here we debunk the myths around VoIP that have been around since its inception and continue to pervade today.

Myth #1 : Quality is poor
Is VoIP any good?

Sound issues can occur with any phone line and VoIP services did use to have poor voice quality but this is no longer the case. The key is ensuring you have enough Internet bandwidth to cover your usage and have enough so your VoIP connection is not interrupted and the quality remains high.Technical advancements have been made both in VoIP and Internet technologies resulting in the best quality calls since VoIP’s creation in the 1990s.

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