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How Will the GDPR Changes Work?

Across Europe, significant changes in data legislation came into effect last week, as the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR.) This new legislation is intended to make data protection laws consistent across the EU. It has implemented a more contemporary legislation with existing laws that were protecting data usage on social media and the volumes of data that is available to organisations. There are 10 primary changes as part of the GDPR and one of them is the requirement for organisations to make data available for data subjects whenever they want it and to keep a more detailed data processing activity. You will also have to let a relevant authority know when your data gets breach

Key Changes to GDPR

It is important that you understand and aware of the GDPR key changes and how to implement GDPR. To help you understand here are some key points. GDPR applies to all companies that process personal data of people that are residing in the union, no matter where the company is located. You must give data subjects more information when collecting their personal data. There are now new regulations for gaining consents to collect personal data. Consent and explicit consent is now required to clear affirmative action. The age barrier for collecting data is now 16, not 13. You must delete data that you are not using for its original purpose. People are now able to revoke their consent to data proce

10 Facts You Will Need to Know About GDPR

The new European Union’s data protection regulation is very complicated, but here are 10 key facts that we think will help you understand this new regulation! GDPR Applies to Everyone GDPR will apply to all companies worldwide that have access to personal data of EU citizens, this is the first global data protection law. It will contribute significantly to all companies around the world as they need to take data privacy more seriously. GDPR will Widen the Definition of Personal Data Even though the definition of personal data has always been fairly wide and GDPR will broaden this as it will bring new kinds of personal data. The GDPR will consider any data that can be used to identify an indi

What is GDPR and How it Will Impact Your Business

The way we communicate and handle everyday tasks has changed a lot since the internet. We now send emails, share documents, pay bills and purchase goods by entering our personal details online. Have you ever wondered how much personal data you have shared online or what even happens to this information? You have probably put your bank details, contacts, addresses and even your IP address online and sites that you have visited recently. Companies will tell you that they collect this type of information so that they can serve you better and then offer you more targeted adverts, but what is this data really used for? That is has now been answered by the EU and is why the new European privacy re

6 Steps for a Better Data Recovery Under the GDPR

One of the main priorities for many executives is compliance. Financial services, insurers, government agencies and loads more must now comply with regulations governing how they use and protect data. More and more data now enter through more sources, so you need to look at all the angles on how to safeguard your clients to protect your brand integrity. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a major advancement in data protection law and will now significantly impact your business. The law comes into effect at the end of May, so you should start to prepare now so you are compliant. The new regulation states that organisations must have a formal process in place that will restore th

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