The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) very significantly increases the obligations and responsibilities for organisations and businesses in how they collect, use and protect personal data. At the centre of the new law is the requirement for organisations and businesses to be fully transparent about how they are using and safeguarding personal data, and to be able to demonstrate accountability for their data processing activities.
Review and enhance your organisation’s risk management processes – identify problem areas now.Get More Info
Make an inventory of all personal data you hold. Why do you hold it? Do you still need it? Is it safe?Get More Info
Review all your data privacy notices and make sure you keep service users fully informed about how you use their data.Get More Info
Ensure your procedures cover all the rights individuals are entitled to, including deletion and data portability.Get More Info
Plan how you will handle requests within the new timescales – requests must be dealt with within one month.Get More Info
Are you relying on consent, legitimate interests or a legal enactment to collect and process the data? Do you meet the standards of the GDPR?Get More Info
Review how you seek, obtain and record consent, and whether you need to make any changes to be GDPR ready.Get More Info
Do you have adequate systems in place to verify individual ages and gather consent from guardians?Get More Info
Data privacy needs to be at the heart of all future projects.Get More Info
Are you ready for mandatory breach reporting? Make sure you have the procedures in place to detect, report and investigate a data breach.Get More Info
Will you be required to designate a DPO? Make sure that it’s someone who has the knowledge, support and authority to do the job effectively.Get More Info
The GDPR includes the one stop shop mechanism, which will be in place for organisations that are engaged in cross-border processing. Identify where your main establishment in the EU is located to identify your lead supervisory authority.Get More Info
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