GDPR

EU GDPR is now in force

As of 25th of May 2018 non compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation can result in fines of up to 4% of global annual turnover or €20 million.

The changes required by some companies are extensive and, with the deadline now passed, it is time to ensure you are compliant. With our industry-leading specialist GDPR instructors we can help to educate your teams to be fully aware of the regulations.

So, whether your organisation or team requires an introduction to GDPR or you want to develop a number of Practitioners within your company; with courses available to book today we are confident we will have the solution most suitable to your organisations needs.

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Summary of changes

What does GDPR cover?

What is GDPR Consent?

Collecting Personal Data from Data Subjects

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GDPR: First Steps

Find out how to take the first steps towards becoming GDPR compliant. We hosted a free half-day workshop:

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new gdpr principles

Lawful, fair, and transparent

Data collection must be fair, for a legal purpose and be open and transparent about how the data will be used

Limited for its purpose

It can only be collected for a specific purpose

Data Minimisation

Data collected must be necessary and not excessive for its purpose

Accurate

It must be accurate and kept up to date

Retention

Data should not be stored any longer than necessary

Integrity and confidentiality

Data must be kept safe and secure

gdpr: what's changed

Sensitive data now includes genetic and biometric data.

People must give explicit consent for their data to be transferred outside the EEA.

A new "Right of portability" allows someone to request their data be sent from one provider to another.

Conducting Criminal Record checks on employees must be justified by law.

Supervisory authorities (like ICO in the UK) can issue fines up to 4% of global annual turnover for data breaches.

A new "Right to be Forgotten" could allow someone to request that online content is removed.

Consent is now harder to get and can be withdrawn at any time.

The use of personal data must comply with six data protection principles.

high risk data projects now require a privacy impact assessment and consultation with supervisory authority.

Larger companies are now required to appoint a Data Protection Officer.

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