As we make the transition from 2017 to 2018, we want to simplify what you need to know about the GDPR.
Digital technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives. Bringing the world closer together and changing our economy. As we know, it comes with its concerns.
The government have introduced the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), a new data protection bill to be put into force on the 25th May 2018. It will ensure that we can remain assured that our data is safe as we move into a future digital world based on a system with more accountability, but less bureaucracy.
We at Be.infoready will help organisations comply with the new GDPR and realise that the issue of compliance with data protection legislation can be daunting and detract from your business or your charity’s everyday operations.
Who does the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) affect?
The GDPR will impact every organisation that holds or uses European personal data, not only applies to organisations located within the EU, but also apply to organisations located outside of the EU.
The media is awash with adverts about the EU General Data Protection Regulation, “Are you ready?”, because it is coming ready or not.
How does Brexit affect data protection requirements?
With the vote to exit the EU over a year old, and article 50 having been triggered, how does Brexit affect our data protection requirements?
We follow-up to our article on “GDPR are you ready?” where we discuss the other effects of Brexit on GDPR. Asking the question… “But we are leaving the EU, why do we need to adopt this EU law?” It still affects all UK organisations, as the GDPR not only applies to organisations located within the EU, but also apply to organisations located outside of the EU. The UK will also be adopting EU laws, through the UK Parliament’s data protection bill.”
Do not forget that the whole premise of this regulation is about EU citizen’s rights.
5, 10, No! 20 things you need to know about GDPR
How many different versions of headlines have you read recently? Your email inbox is jam-packed full of them and they’ve probably been filed in junk mail or in your trash. One thing’s for sure, preparation is key to all organisations under GDPR. Succinct headlines and a few key points really don’t give you all you need to know about how to prepare.
Yes, we are selling a service, it’s a training service, it’s about data protection and it is designed to aid you through the process of understanding why and how your organisation needs to prepare for GDPR and the new data protection laws.
If your first question is “What is the GDPR?” then I’ll kindly refer you to our earlier article on “GDPR are you ready?“. This article lays down the groundwork to help you and your stakeholders understand what it is and why your compliance journey should continue with us.
We can help you look ahead to the 25th May 2018 and be ready. Contact us today.