Data protection proposals 'potentially catastrophic' for fundraising
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8 Jul 2014 | Jenna Pudelek

EU data protection proposals could have a “potentially catastrophic” impact on charity fundraising, delegates at the Institute of Fundraising’s National Convention heard yesterday.

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Hopefully there is a handy recycling bin somewhere for this report which pays little attention to sector views, or indeed the ethos of the sector.

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