GDPR, What is it? Why You Need to Know

All businesses must be fully compliant with the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) by 25 May 2018. Businesses that are not compliant may face a penalty of 4% of their global turnover for each offence.

Most businesses are aware of the data protection act, the information commissioners office and the payment of an annual fee of £35 for many businesses.

IT SecurityThe new regulations require both the data controller and data processors to have high levels of compliance with the new regulations.

Businesses may need to take advice from their IT support provider to ensure full compliance.

The ICO also have a general guide to assist businesses that you can read here:

https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/