GDPR – Your compliance journey

What is GDPR?

A new General Data Protection Regulation was published in the Official Journal on 4 May 2016. As it is a Regulation (as distinct from a Directive), it is directly binding on Member States without any requirement for implementation into national law.  It entered into force in all EU Member States on 24 May 2016 and shall apply from 25 May 2018. 

It introduces a new sanctions regime and new requirements that will increase the regulatory burden on controllers and processors. The GDPR accompanies its cousin in law enforcement data protection matters, the Police and Criminal Justice Data Protection Directive.

However, while the GDPR is designed to enhance individuals' data protection rights, the necessary corollary of stronger rights for data subjects is more onerous obligations for controllers, and, for the first time, processors.

What is this event?

Join Women in Business at this session that will consider the practical issues for compliance including
 
  • Responding to Subject Access Requests
  • Performing Privacy Impact Assessments
  • Documenting compliance
  • Responding to a data breach.
Our half-day workshop will consider what practical steps your business should be taking in response to GDPR.  We will work through examples and scenarios to enable you to understand the practicalities of the law.
 
November 07 2018
GDPR – Your compliance journey
Charge:

Members: £45 +vat
Non members: £65 +vat

Venue

Pinsent Masons, Belfast

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