Category: GDPR

GDPR \ Legal
Who is affected by GDPR Regulations?
June 4, 2019

The simple answer is that every company who processes personal data about people in the European Union (EU) is affected by the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). The regulations came into effect in May 2018. A wide-ranging set of legislation  designed to protect the privacy of individuals in the EU and give them control over how their personal data is processed, including how it’s collected, stored and used. It is not something...

read more
Business \ GDPR
How do I comply with GDPR when storing customers’ personal data?
June 4, 2019

Organisations must ensure personal data is securely disposed of when no longer needed. This will reduce the risk that it will become inaccurate, out of date or irrelevant. Checklist This checklist from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) bout personal data storage will make sure you comply with GDPR: You must not keep personal data for longer than you need it.You need to think about – and be able to justify – how...

read more
Business \ GDPR \ Technology
How is your organisation maintaining its GDPR compliance?
June 4, 2019

GDPR compliance isn’t a one-off – it must be maintained. You might believe that you can relax and can put the rules to the back of your mind. But compliance is not a one-time exercise, and if you want to stay within the law your company needs to constantly reassess its security procedures and practices. Additionally, some businesses make the mistake of believing that Brexit will affect the GDPR – perhaps that the legislation will cease...

read more
Business \ GDPR
What are the GDPR fines and penalties for non-compliance?
May 29, 2019

On 25 May 2018, the European Union began enforcing a new set of data protection laws called General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). These laws are enforced on any company that handles data coming from EU citizens, regardless of where that firm is based. Companies that fail to comply with GDPR standards for privacy protection face some of the stiffest fines in the history of online commerce. Reputation Companies that fail to comply with...

read more