The way you collect, store and use your customer’s data is changing.

The Information Commissioner’s Office is a great place to find out how your businesses needs to prepare for the changes so you don’t get caught out.

Many of the GDPR’s main concepts and principles are much the same as those in the current Data Protection Act (DPA), so if you are complying properly with the current law then most of your approach to compliance will remain valid under the GDPR and can be the starting point to build from.

However, there are new elements and significant enhancements, so you will have to do some things for the first time and some things differently.

This checklist highlights 12 steps you can take now to prepare for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which will apply from 25 May 2018.

Have a read of this and the linked article, and make sure your business is ready for May 2018! Read more