Are you up to speed with GDPR?

Are you up to speed with GDPR?

27th July 2017 Written By Sophie Dell

With the new legislation set to come into play on 25 May 2018, we address the main questions surrounding General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a regulation by which the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission intend to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the European Union. Replacing the Data Protection Regulation 1995, GDPR has a primary objective to give individuals back control and protection of their personal information and what happens to it.

It's time to take action

Organisations have up until 25 May 2018 to review and audit their data to see whether any personal information they hold could be used to identify an individual.

Failure to comply with the legislation may result in a substantial penalty. Organisations found in breach of the regulation can expect administrative fines of up to 4% of their annual global turnover or €20 million – whichever is greater.

We answer the most frequently asked questions in our brochure, A Beginner's Guide to General Data Protection Regulation, you can download here or by clicking on the below image.

A beginner's guide to general data protection regulation (GDPR)