GDPR Support Package

Are you aware of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)?

On 25 May 2018, strict new regulations will come into force that will change the way organisations handle personal data. What does that mean for your business? Discover what you need to know to stay compliant, and how you can prepare for GDPR in time for next year's deadline.

 

What is GDPR?

The General Data Protection Regulation will be introduced towards the end of May 2018, and will replace the 1995 Data Protection Directive. With the recent developments in cloud technology, the EU was keen to update existing data protection policies and improve how companies store, secure and manage personal data — GDPR addresses this and more.

Who will be affected by GDPR?


If you're a business that holds and stores personal data, then you need to be aware of GDPR and its requirements, especially as the definition of sensitive personal data has expanded to include genetic and biometric identity.


How will it affect your business?

When a consumer requests access to their data, businesses will no longer be able to charge a fee for doing so, and will have 40 days to disclose information.

The most important factor that businesses need to be aware of is the large increase in fines as a result of non-compliancy. Organisations face fines of up to €20 million, or 4% of their annual turnover, whichever is greater.

Plus, businesses will have 72 hours to disclose a serious data breach to the relevant authority (in the UK, that's the Information Commissioner's Office) as well as the victim of the breach. Failing to notify a breach will be up to €10 million, or 2% of revenues.

GDPR and technology

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How can Cobweb help you and your business?

At Cobweb, we're doing all we can to help customers understand the GDPR requirements and ensure compliancy.


Check out our GDPR hub

 Our GDPR hub is a great place for individuals and businesses, regardless of where they are in their GPDR journey. With eBooks, videos and blogs, you will be able to discover relevant and information about GDPR. We also have details about our GDPR support package.


Download our GDPR guide

GDPR: A Guide for Business will give you a useful insight into the requirements that organisations will need to put into place to meet the GDPR directive.


Discover our GDPR support package

To help businesses we have created our Journey to GDPR Compliance support package, to help businesses work towards meeting GDPR requirements. Comprising of three phases, our support package focuses on the four main GDPR pillars: location, governance, security and reporting.

Interested in finding out more about GDPR?

If you're keen to discover more about Cobweb can help your business, feel free to fill out the form below and a member of the Cobweb team will contact you.

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