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Workplace privacy: 11 ways to prepare for GDPR

31 March 2017

Significant changes are on the horizon; The EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) comes into force on 25 May 2018.

 

In a recent blog, Elizabeth Denham, the UK Information Commissioner, said: “I acknowledge that there may still be questions about how the GDPR would work on the UK leaving the EU but this should not distract us from the important task of compliance with the GDPR by 2018.”

Significant changes are on the horizon; The EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) comes into force on 25 May 2018. In a recent blog, Elizabeth Denham, the UK Information Commissioner, said: “I acknowledge that there may still be questions about how the GDPR would work on the UK leaving the EU but this should not distract us from the important task of compliance with the GDPR by 2018”.

This is because the GDPR will come into force in the UK before it withdraws from the EU. And even once the UK has left, it must still offer sufficient protection by EU standards to avoid being designated as inadequate in terms of the level of protection afforded to personal data.

It also goes without saying that where you have operations in the rest of the EU, you will need to comply with the GDPR.

Read further for eleven ways to get ready for the GDPR.

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