What you really need to know before 25th May! You need to have been living under a rock to not realise that the GDPR is coming. The hype is growing – you’ll be fined up to 4% of your turnover, millions of pounds etc. But what does it really mean for you? If you hold any personal data, you must be registered with the ICO.
This is the Information Commissioner’s Office, an independent authority that promotes information rights in the public interest. Don’t delay, visit the
GDPR is the acronym for General Data Protection Regulation. It’s a move on from the Data Protection Act, which now gives more control to the customer in regards to their data. It is a directive that stretches across Europe, and which we will continue to have to adhere to even after Brexit. What it means is that companies and organisations now need to be much more vigilant in terms of how they collect and use data, in particular for marketing. No longer will we be able to blas