November 4th, 2016 News
In the first of our GDPR blog series, we looked at why the data protection legislation is changing.
In this, our second article, we will delve into how the new law will affect organisations in the UK.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is the UK governing body for Data Protection. The ICO advises that all organisations start to prepare themselves for the GDPR implementation now.
Greater consistency of record keeping will be required and there will be stricter and more consistent enforcement procedures.
Organisations across the EU will need to have a more harmonised set of compliance requirements. As a snapshot, these include:
In short, the reality is that organisations need to consider GDPR as a priority.
In the next of our three-part GDPR blog series, find out whether UK organisations are, in fact, ready for the change.
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