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GDPR — Where To Start?

GDPRThe new Gen­er­al Data Pro­tec­tion Reg­u­la­tion (GDPR) comes into force on May 25th 2018. It will affect every busi­ness and change many estab­lished busi­ness prac­tices and busi­ness mod­els. It will also require a fair bit of work to ensure com­pli­ance, so if you aren’t already work­ing on that, you need to learn about this and start now.

I was going to do a lot of research and attempt to write some­thing about how all busi­nesses need to be ready for it. How­ever, I’m not a law­yer, and giv­ing bad advice could be risky. Also, there is no way that I could come up with some­thing as clear or com­pre­hens­ive as Heath­er Burns’ white paper on GDPR for Busi­ness Own­ers & Seni­or Exec­ut­ives.

If you have a busi­ness of any size, wheth­er it’s online or not, or if you’re even just at the stage of con­sid­er­ing set­ting up a busi­ness, you need to read that.… Read the rest