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GDPR Explained: An Essential Overview of the Facts and Myths

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the new legal framework for the protection of personal data across the European Union (EU). It replaces the 1995 Data Protection Directive (DPD), addresses the widely inconsistent data laws currently existing throughout EU member states and includes new responsibilities for data controllers and processers. With GDPR round the corner and Brexit looming, it’s vital your business understands the ins and outs of the EU’s new data protection regulation and adheres to its provisions or risk fines of up to 4% of your global annual turnover and reputational damage.

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Is GDPR affected by Brexit?

Does the GDPR still apply in the UK post-Brexit? We explore what leaving the EU means for the regulation’s impact on the UK and what your business should be doing now.


Why has the EU introduced the GDPR?

What were the rules under the DPD and what is changing? UKFast examines the reasons behind the EU’s decision to update data protection laws across Europe.

What changes does the GDPR introduce?

Discover the key changes to data protection and what this means for your business and for the individual. What responsibility do you have? What rights do citizens have?

How can your business prepare for the GDPR deadline?

Receive our five-step checklist and discover how your business can ensure compliance with the GDPR’s rules by the 25th May 2018 deadline.


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Does the GDPR apply to you? Will every business be subject to new data protection rules?

Our whitepaper dives deep into this complex regulation, stripping it back to the basic facts so that your business can make efficient use of the two-year preparation period. Plus, UKFast busts the myths around to whom the regulation applies and what it means for your business. Download the whitepaper now.