GDPR consent guidance from the ICO

20th May 2018 Blog

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You have probably heard a lot about the new law regarding holding personal data. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR.) We have included some useful information and resources that will help you get ready, all the information you need is also available on the ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office.)

What is the GDPR?

The GDPR is an EU privacy law that will take effect on May 25, 2018. It will regulate the treatment and use of personal data belonging to EU citizens.

Will the GDPR apply to my business?

EU-based businesses, as well as anyone processing the personal data of EU citizens, will likely be affected by the GDPR. If you ever collect, record, store, use, or erase personal data from customers or contacts in the EU, the GDPR should be on your radar.

Where can I find more information?

Check out the ICO GDPR guidance. If your inbox has been filling up with “re-subscribe” messages which now has you thinking you need to do the same with your subscribers

Find out if you have to get fresh consent from customers to comply Check out the ICO’s blogs which will help you sort fact from fiction.

The ICO has also published a Data protection self assessment toolkit

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