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GDPR are you ready?

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The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is coming into force on the 25th May 2018 to replace the Data Protection Act 1998. Are you as a business which deals with personal data of individuals going to be compliant.

The responsibilities of a Data Controllers

  1. Lawfulness, fairness and transparency
    • Information you hold
    • Lawful bases for processing personal data
    • Consent
    • Consent to process children’s personal data for online services
    • Registration with the Information Commissioners Office (ICO)
  2. Individuals’ rights
    • Right to be informed including privacy notices
    • Communicate the processing of children’s personal data
    • Right of access
    • Right to rectification and data quality
    • Right to erasure including retention and disposal
    • Right to restrict processing
    • Right of data portability
    • Right to object
    • Rights related to automated decision making including profiling
  3. Accountability and governance
    • Accountability
    • Data processor contracts
    • Information risks
    • Data Protection by Design
    • Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA)
    • Data Protection Officers
    • Management Responsibility
  4. Data security, international transfers and breaches
    • Security policy
    • International transfers
    • Breach notification


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