GDPR Training & Consulting
What Is GDPR?
The General Data Protection Regulation has been designed to strengthen data protection regulation for individuals living in the EU. It supplements the UK’s Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) — adding new kinds of protections and harmonising data privacy laws across Europe. GDPR also gives EU citizens more control over their own data and compels businesses to notify users of data breaches.
This was created because the ways that data is used have greatly changed in the past decade. Large companies can now swap user data frequently and gather huge amounts of data on individuals. Individuals often feel like they have little control over the personal data that companies have collected.
The EU hopes that strengthening data protection legislation will protect EU citizens and help to build trust in the digital economy. They also hope that this new regulation will simplify the complex data protection laws currently in existence. The EU estimates that businesses will save more €2.3 billion a year by having identical data protection laws across Europe.
While the regulation came into force on the 24th of May, 2016, businesses and organisations have until the 25th of May, 2018 before they must comply with all aspects.
Onsite and Remote Consulting
With our training or regular monitoring for your company, you will have the peace of mind of being compliant with personal information (PII).
Auditing the data that your company has to ensure it is accurate. Ensure you have a data controller. Find out how to handle a data breach.
We are located in London, and can offer your business on-site training in conducting business in a compliant manner.
Any EU business or organisation that is a controller or processor of data belonging to an EU citizen will have to abide by. A data controller is an organisation that collects data from EU citizens, while a data processor is an organisation that processes data on behalf of a data controller.
That means every business in the UK that collects data from EU citizens must abide by the regulations in the GDPR. If the same business stores data with a cloud service or another third party company, they must ensure it also complies with regulations.
Pro GDPR helps organisations in the UK develop data protection policies that are compliant with the data protection principles of the DPA and GDPR.
The services that we provide include:
Reviewing and auditing of the internal policies of your organisation to ensure they are compliant with the GDPR
Auditing the data that your company has to ensure it is accurate
Updating documentation which specifies how data is obtained and processed, to ensure data protection principles are maintained
Ensuring your staff is appropriately trained in GDPR compliance
Developing data protection policies which are suitable for your organisation
Explaining the finer details of GDPR to your staff members
Contact Pro GPDR on email@example.com or 0345 463 4637 for more information.