How will GDPR compliance affect my online business?

GDPR compliance

First off before the general data protection regulation or GDPR for short, sounds too intimidating it’s essentially a revamp of the data protection act of 1995. It’s also regularising and combining multiple agencies into one to ensure European citizens have better online rights. Much of the current guidelines are similar to the data protection act of 1995, the difference? Now you’re much more likely to be fined huge amounts of money (€20m or 2-4% of global business turnover) if you don’t comply or have a system in place for managing your data appropriately. If you want to read the actual law – click here for an 88-page document! When does the GDPR come into effect? The GDPR is being enforced from May 25th, 2018. This gives you 5 months from now to really ensure you’re ready & not going to receive any surprise fines in the post. We incorporate privacy policies into our …