The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will apply from 25th May, 2018. If you haven’t already done so, it is essential to start preparing for the implementation of the Regulation. In the checklist below, Kate Colleary, co-founder and director, Frontier Privacy, highlights some questions to ask within your organisation so that you can start identifying what needs to be done.
What personal data do you hold? For instance, names, addresses, telephone numbers, occupations. Is any sensitive personal data collected? Examples would include data on racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, trade union membership, health matters and sexual orientation.
Are there procedures in place to allow individuals to:gain access to their personal data;
Disclaimer: Please note that the information contained in this article is for information purposes only and should not be considered to constitute legal advice.
Colleary & Co law firm, and its sister consulting practice, Frontier Privacy, helps clients comply with data-protection requirements. From initial compliance assessments, to drafting policies and training staff, we can help. Contact: Katecolleary@collearyandco.com
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