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Irrespective of Brexit, the ICO has stated that ‘UK data protection reforms are "necessary" and that the data protection framework in the UK would need to accord to the standards outlined in the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

The GDPR will come into effect in 2018 and will change how organisations can collect, use and transfer personal data. Here, we outline the practical steps you can take to prepare for a new climate of increased regulation in 12 key areas including expert tips on how to:

  • Have a legal basis for processing personal information
  • Appoint a Data Protection Officer
  • Set up data breach procedures
  • Know individuals’ rights

Click here to access and download this helpful short guide to preparing for the GDPR.