What is GDPR?
The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation
- is the most important change in data privacy in the last 20 years
- is the strictest data protection regime in the world
- affects every company who handles personal data of EU data subjects
- is effective from 25 May 2018
Why does it matter?
Falling foul with the GDPR can have serious consequences to your company such as
- fines up to EUR 20 Million or 4 % of your global annual turnover
- reputational loss
- lack of trust towards your company
Data protection cannot be ‘luxury’ anymore. Data protection shall be by design and default.
Would like to know more?
Download our E-book: Ready, Steady, Go GDPR
How can we help?
GDPR Due Diligence
We make a comprehensive due diligence to assess the current state of data protection and develop an action plan to reach compliance.
Based on the action plan we draft the policies and procedures your company needs to follow to be compliant with the GDPR.
Based on the adopted policies and procedures we make a custom-tailored data protection awareness training for your employees.
HEADS UP! DATA PROTECTION OFFICER ON BOARD!
My Colleague Anita is dealing with data protection issues for a longer period of time and in December 2017 she has became a data protection officer. Now I am asking Anita about her experiences she has acquired during the course.Read more
A GDPR-PROOF WORKPLACE – 5 MUST-KNOWS FOR EMPLOYERS
In a very fresh judgement, the Strasbourg Court of Human Rights ruled that employers can monitor their employees’ messages only within certain limits. This judgement gave me the idea to collect 5 areas of the employment relationship where personal data of employees may be collected and processed and thus the principles of the GDPR such as lawfulness or purpose limitation should be taken into account.Read more
5 TOPICS TO CLARIFY BEFORE STARTING YOUR GDPR COMPLIANCE PROJECT
As we mentioned in our earlier article the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will apply from May 2018 in the EU. That means that you have about 1 year to make your business compliant with the new rules. Otherwise your company faces fines up to 20 Million Euro, not to mention the reputational loss a data breach can cause. A compliance project is always difficult to start. Thus, we would like to make it easier for you by collecting the 5 most important topics that you need to understand and clarify at the beginning of your compliance project.Read more