It is important to understand the potential impact of the UK General Data Protection Regulations (UK GDPR) have on your organisation. You need advice, you need to audit your business, understand the potential risks and deal with securing the ‘personal data’ you process now. It's time to have a spring clean of all your paperwork and your data.
We have experts who cover all areas of your business that will be impacted by the UK GDPR from both HR and employment law aspects – what your HR teams need to know to handle data loss, what information you need to give to customers and suppliers and whether you need to appoint a data protection officer.
The UK GDPR requires organisations to implement appropriate policies and procedures which outline their approach to protecting personal data.
Transparency is a key principle of the UK GDPR and requires you to provide data subjects with certain information (privacy notices) about the manner in which you use their personal data.
The UK GDPR requires you to conduct a data protection impact assessment if processing is likely to result in a high risk to the rights and freedoms of individuals.
The UK GDPR provides that personal data should be kept for no longer than necessary. Consideration will need to be given as to how long you need to keep certain information.
It is now mandatory under the UK GDPR to report certain data breaches within 72 hours. We can help you prepare for breach incidents.
An individual’s right to request certain information and action regarding personal data has now been extended under the UK GDPR.
An organisation’s website is typically an area through which they will process data. Various documentation will therefore need to be in place to ensure that necessary information is provided.
If you use third parties to process personal data on your behalf (e.g. payroll) you will need to have a written agreement in place which contains certain information (as required by the UK GDPR) about how that data will be processed.
The UK GDPR requires certain organisations to have a data protection officer. This individual will have certain rights and responsibilities regarding data protection compliance.
The UK GDPR has raised the bar on the level of consent required to enable an organisation to directly market to consumers.
Organisations should ensure that relevant staff throughout the business receive appropriate training in order to promote data protection awareness throughout the business.
If you would like to find out more about how our UK GDPR products can work for you please contact our team.
A one hour overview of the UK GDPR regulations and measures businesses should put in place to ensure compliance, including:
An introduction to the UK GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018
How the UK GDPR will directly affect HR and operational processes
Practical workflows for the UK GDPR compliance
Detecting and dealing with breaches
Prior consultation meeting to review the UK GDPR training required by your organisation and preparing and delivering a tailored presentation to staff with reference to your policies and procedures.
Submit an enquiry and one of our team of experts will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your needs.
Or call the UK GDPR team on 01472 265998