GDPR will cover an array of areas such as; data protection, data access, data ownership and IT security.
To lessen the impact of GDPR, now is the time to ensure that your business and its employees are implementing and following best practice to comply with the current Data Protection Act.
The ICO recommends that firms must follow the following eight data protection principles when handling personal information. These say that personal information must be:
We are there to support our Marketing Partners on the road to GDPR compliance. As our Marketing Partners and suppliers are considered to be processors of personal data we are, as part of our obligations under GDPR, required to ask for details of their data handling processes.
Therefore we will be in contact in due course with a straight forward Data Protection Assessment which we will ask all businesses we work with to complete.
In the mean time we encourage you to visit the ICO website. On there you can find out more about GDPR and download useful guides to ensure compliance with the current Data Protection Act.