Is your business ready for the May 2018 changes to consumer data protection?
Data protection and cyber security laws in the EU are changing. On May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force, changing the way that marketers and organisations can handle personal data.
Failure to comply with these laws could lead to a fine of up to €20 million (£17 million), or 4% of your global turnover (whichever is greater).
The need to modernise will affect many of the ways that you approach data management, including:
To help you identify the areas you need to work on before 2018, Blue Sheep have teamed up with data compliance specialists to provide a two-step GDPR Assessment and Process Review.
The GDPR Assessment will provide your organisation with a full diagnosis of your marketing database and processes to enable you to take the action you need to ensure you will be compliant come 2018.
We will look at your current policies and procedures for data collection, storage and use, to analyse and identify any non-compliance risks you face.
If remediation to your existing data governance is needed, our compliance specialists can help you plan a programme to develop new data policies and strategies.
Improve the health, accuracy and compliance of your customer database ahead of GDPR, using our data cleansing and enhancement services.
Conforming to GDPR requires changes to systems and how people work. We can help staff develop a culture of accountability and governance, with ongoing compliance support.
Although the wheels are now in motion for Brexit, this will not significantly alter the need for UK organisations to comply to the General Data Protection Regulation for several reasons:
There’s still time to find out how you current data collection and processing practises conform to GDPR. Fill in the form and we’ll be in touch