What is GDPR?
The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation
- 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
Do you need help in preparing for GDPR?
Ask our expert, dr. Anita Vereb, specialized in data protection & privacy law!
"Data protection cannot be 'luxury' anymore."
Dr. Anita Vereb
Lawyer specialized in Data Protection
Data Protection Officer
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They easily understood what we need and delivered up to the mark. If they continue this, they will go far.
Kaizen Institute Hungary Kft.
"Only starting the project was hard!"
It turned out already during the preliminary discussions with SMARTLEGAL that we chose a very professional team. We received a custom-tailored GDPR documentation within the deadline, and as project closing, we could participate in an interesting on-site training!
ALBIS Plastic Kft.
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Business Training Associates Ltd.
"Helpful & knowledgeable."
The GDPR compliance seemed initially like a very complex and stressful project but SMARTLEGAL made the entire process very easy. I think the key contributor is their approach to really understanding their client’s business, enabling them to build a tailored solution. This was very helpful also for our American parent company who was also affected by GDPR.
The Carlstar Group Ltd.
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.
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