There have been number of changes brought about by the GDPR and the DPA 2018 which has meant businesses having to deal with a number of changes or challenges to protect personal data. By adopting some the changes, we can assist your business en route to Data Protection and GDPR compliance.
1. The GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018?
The GDPR stands for the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), which came into force on 25th May 2018 along with the data protection principles. There are 8 principles of data protection from processed lawfully to appropriate security of the personal data. Whilst in the United Kingdom Data Protection Act 2018 (“DPA 2018”) which came into force on the same day as the GDPR, creates additional requirements in parallel with the privacy Directive for electronic communications. There has been further changes with Brexit for the UK with updates to these rules.