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Blog Post Round-up: GDPR Regulation

January 8th, 2018 Posted in Business

With General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) due to be implemented in May 2018 small business owners will be expected to comply with the regulation. The new regulation seeks to punish business owners who infringe their customer’s data by selling on their personal information.

Small Business Blog Round-up: What is GDPR?

What is GDPR and how will it affect my company?
Customers across the globe have become increasingly wary about the way in which companies are using and sharing their personal data. That’s why the European Union has stepped in with sweeping legislature designed to empower consumers and punish companies for infringing on people’s privacy. It’s called GDPR, and if you handle any data whatsoever, it will affect the way you do business.

Source: https://www.qualitycompanyformations.co.uk/blog/gdpr-will-affect-company/

How SMEs can prepare for GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a European Union directive that will come into force in May 2018. It aims to create stronger and more unified protections of EU citizens’ data – and for businesses of all sizes, this means complying with certain rules around consumer data. However, not every firm is up-to-date.

This article looks at improvements your business can make for when GDPR is implemented.

Source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/connect/small-business/cyber-security/how-to-prepare-for-gdpr/

UK businesses must conduct sensitive information audit before new GDPR legislation arrives

With the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect in May 2018, private information that isn’t destroyed correctly, or stored securely, could lead to UK businesses being fined a substantial £20 million per breach.

Source: http://smallbusiness.co.uk/uk-businesses-must-conduct-sensitive-information-audit-new-gdpr-legislation-arrives-2542028/

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