GDPR Compliance and Your Business

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What is GDPR?

Is your organisation GDPR ready?


The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) imposes new rules on organisations in the European Union (EU) and those that offer goods and services to people in the EU, or that collect and analyse data tied to EU residents, no matter where they are located. It comes into force on the 25th May 2018 and all organisations are expected to adhere to it’s practices.


To summarise, it considers the following as essential rules for operation:

  • Enhanced personal privacy rights
  • Increased duty for protecting data
  • Mandatory breach reporting
  • Significant penalties for non-compliance


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What are the key changes to address the GDPR?

What steps will your business need to take to adapt to changes in the law?

Personal Privacy

Individuals have the right to:

  • Access their personal data
  • Correct errors in their personal data
  • Erase their personal data
  • Object to processing of their personal data
  • Export personal data

Controls and notifications

Organisations will need to:

  • Protect personal data using appropriate security
  • Notify authorities of personal data breaches
  • Obtain appropriate consents for processing data
  • Keep records detailing data processing

Transparent Polices

Organisations are required to:

  • Provide clear notice of data collection
  • Outline processing purposes and use cases
  • Define data retention and deletion policies

IT and Training

Organisations will need to:

  • Train privacy personell and employees
  • Audit and update data policies
  • Employ or assign a  Data Protection Office (if required)
  • Create and manage compliant vendor contracts.


How can Astrofox prepare you for GDPR?

Astrofox are standing by to help you on your journey to becoming GDPR compliant. Our four step process ensures full evaluation of your systems and practices to identify how you can become GDPR compliant through effective and secure business systems. For more information please contact us on 0800 098 8871


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