As the deadline for the EU's new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) regulations gets closer, are companies ready to comply with the new rules? The consequences could be severe and are they proportionate to the potential misdemeanour?
A year today - May 25th 2018 - the EU's new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will end its honeymoon period and be enforced - potentially harshly. Will you be ready on time? The EU GDPR aims to herald a new era of “privacy by design”, intended to bring about a change in mindset in the way companies handle their customers' data and making companies more accountable for their actions to consumers.