General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Expert Q&A

The European Union’s (EU) new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25th May 2018 and most businesses will have to prepare in order to become compliant. The law aims to allow citizens to regain control of their personal data and create a standardised level of data protection throughout the EU. It aims to influence responsible data practices on a global scale and tackle the inconsistency in data protection laws across EU member states.  

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What is the GDPR and what is the driving force behind it?

The number of high-profile, large-scale data breaches has increased dramatically over recent years, so how can you ensure your data is protected under the GDPR?


How do you comply with the GDPR and what are the repercussions of non-compliance?

Does your organisation understand how to comply? Does each individual understand their role in preparing for company-wide compliance? We delve into the key provisions of GDPR compliance and the penalties for breaching the regulation.

How will Brexit affect the GDPR?

Article 50 has been triggered, but does anyone know what effect Brexit will have on the GDPR? Our experts weigh in on Brexit and what you should be doing now.

Whose responsibility is data protection?

Are the data controller and the data processer bound by the same legal rules? To what extent is data protection a collaborative process? Our experts discuss accountability and responsibility under the new legislation.


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UKFast puts your burning GDPR questions to a panel of data protection and cybersecurity experts from Fieldfisher, Secarma and UKFast. The experts crack down on the facts, discussing why the GDPR has come into effect and breaking down the complex law for your business. What does the GDPR mean for UK businesses? How damaging could non-compliance be to your business? Download our ‘GPPR: Expert Q&A’ whitepaper now to get up to speed on how GDPR will affect you.