Getting Data Protection Right

The General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (the “GDPR”) applies from Friday, 25 May 2018. GDPR results in wide ranging changes to the way that organisations collect, use and retain personal data, due to increased obligations and a greater emphasis on beign able to demonstrate compliance. The checklist below highlights some of the major issues which organisations should consider in preparing for the application of GDPR.