Are you ready for 25 May?
GDPR is a huge project that is impacting all of our lives right now, with its implementation deadline looming ominously over the horizon.
This is the biggest overhaul of Data Protection regulation in over 20 years. It will impact any company wishing to control or process data on European Union (“EU”), and Channel Islands citizens, in the context of selling goods or services. It comes from the desire of EU citizens to ensure they secure fair rights to the treatment of their data wherever they are, and the European Commission’s aim to create a level playing field.
Not only will the changes impact those who process data on EU citizens, but processors of data on citizens of the Channel Islands will also be required to comply.
The regulation brings in new requirements to protect data subjects, as well as to reaffirm current requirements. Essentially, whilst there are some changes to be aware of, there will be higher penalties for non-compliance of the current requirements.
Here are some of the key changes that GDPR is bringing:
So, how ready are you for 25 May? Have you started your implementation of the changes required to be GDPR compliant? Have you considered and rewritten your policies and procedures? If not, maybe now is the time to call in Active Group to help. The changes to the GDPR encompass a wide range of disciplines; usually more than one person can cover. Active’s team based approach provides this wide range of disciplines which enable us to provide you with the service you need.
Just look at how we can help:
So although GDPR may be looming over the horizon, Active Group can give you the comfort you need to make 25 May a happy day, not a terrifying one.
For more information please contact Richard Bray by email on Richard.firstname.lastname@example.org or call on + 44 (0) 1481 706795.
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