General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - Useful Information
Do you store people’s personal information (e.g staff or customers) or market to potential customers? The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) affects you.
From May 2018, the law will provide a greater emphasis on how businesses protect sensitive and personal data - You will need to comply with these new requirements.
You need to act, but don't panic, it's not that difficult, especially if you have already been dealing with personal data in a sensible and sensitive manner.
Help & Information
The Information Commissionors Office (ICO) has launched a helpline to help you prepare for GDPR. The ICO helpline number is 0303 123 1113 and will be open from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.
- Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation - https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protectio...
- Preparing for GDPR - 12 Steps You Can Take https://ico.org.uk/media/1624219/preparing-for-the-gdpr-12-steps.pdf
- Business Wales have also created a guide on their website "How to Prepare your Business for the General Data Protection Regulation" and this can be found here
Superfast Business Wales are running a workshop "GDPR Cutting Through the Hype" taking place on 8th February 2018 at The Ivy Bush Royal Hotel, Carmarthen, SA31 1LG. Full details and booking information can be found here.
Tourism Swansea Bay will also be arranging a workshop in the first quarter of the new year to help our members understand and prepare for GDPR.