GDPR – Are you Ready ?

If your answer to this is what is GDPR ?  then the answer probably is no !

Hopefully all readers are aware of what GDPR is , a new system of data protection regulations which are fully implemented on the 25th May . There has naturally been a lot of panic over the new regime and a plethora of guidance , books and courses to tell you what you need to do .

Thankfully the Law Society and ICO Office = has already issued a lot of guidance and you can find some useful links here :

12 Steps to take now – https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/

Self Checklist for Data Protection https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/resources-and-support/data-protection-self-assessment/

General Guidance on GDPR http://www.lawsociety.org.uk/support-services/practice-management/gdpr-preparation/general-guidance-on-gdpr/

We also recommend you subscribe to the Newsletter https://ico.org.uk/about-the-ico/news-and-events/e-newsletter/ 

If your firm needs external help there are a number of reputable companies not least Digital Law which is led by Peter Wright one of our Yorkshire Council Members