Accountancy Ireland Article with Angela Craigan - GDPR One Year On - 1st August 2019

Accountancy Ireland Article with Angela Craigan - GDPR One Year On - 1st August 2019
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Recent multi-million euro fines for breaches of GDPR have reconfirmed the need for a watertight data management strategy

Just over a year ago, one of the main concerns for businesses and organisations operating in the European Union was the impending implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Its introduction in May last year brought major changes to the way personal data could be handled. The run-up to its implementation saw an influx of email requests from organisations requesting permission to hold data.

GDPR increased the obligations on those holding data to protect it and gave individuals more control over how their information is collected, used and stored. Businesses must ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to secure data, train staff and disclose breaches. They must be clear about how they use personal data. Individuals can demand to see what data is held on them and can also request that this data is deleted at any time...

 

Read Angela's full article here

 

 

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