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GDPR

The UK’s data protection law just got tougher.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has made the biggest change to data privacy for many years. All organisations which hold or process personal information need to comply.

The new law gives individuals more control over their own data. There are new rights for people relating to the information held about them, obligations for better data management for businesses, and a new regime
of fines.

We have provided five steps to help you get your house in order.

Opening Quote MarkTo be transparent, businesses have to be thoroughly open with individuals about how data is collected, kept and used. So it is critical that you review and record the ways you gather personal data and who you share it with. Closing Quote Mark

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