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GDPR FAQs

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What is GDPR?

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General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) is the latest data protection legislation from the EU which is coming into effect from 25th May 2018.

Who is impact by GDPR?

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Any organisation directing services to EU citizens will have to comply with GDPR.

What is the impact of GDPR post Brexit?

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The UK was very involved in the creation of the GDPR. The government has stated they are committed to this Regulation and we can expect that any UK version won’t differ very much from the approved text.

Also, if you do business within the EU, you will have to comply whether or not the UK has different data protection laws.

What will happen if businesses don’t comply?

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Breaches of the GDPR regulation will result in very high fines up to €20m of 4% annual t/o whichever is higher but also the associated reputational damage

Do we need to notify our clients about anything?

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Yes and explain the types of things they have responsibility to notify them about e.g. their GDPR policies around data retention, security etc

 

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