GDPR: Everything You Need to Know
This paper sets out how the GDPR’s approach to data protection represents a shift from traditional ways of thinking about privacy. It discusses some of the key provisions of the regulation, and how they will change the way companies approach data protection and data management. Finally, for companies working toward GDPR compliance, it suggests key steps they can take right now to position them to meet requirements.
What is often lost in this flurry of activity is an understanding of GDPR’s Article 27 - a provision that requires that companies that are not established in the EU, but that collect and process personal data about residents of the EU, appoint an EU-based representative.
Achieved Compliance helps SMEs comply, compete and create a culture of privacy across their organizations. Using the PrivacyMinder software platform, and with the support of the Achieved Compliance legal team, SMEs achieve the advantages enjoyed by larger industry players with extensive legal staff, but without expensive outside counsel and auditors.
Determining whether your company is primarily a controller or processor under GDPR will significantly affect the amount of work and resources needed to comply with the law.
Because requirements can differ significantly, it is imperative that companies understand their role.
A DPIA (also known as a Privacy Impact Assessment (“PIA”)), evaluates the level of risk associated with the processing of an individual’s data. A formal and documented assessment of risk is fundamental to the GDPR compliance. When must a DPIA be conducted? What must be included in a DPIA? When consulting with a data protection supervisory authority, how do you prepare and what do you need to know?
The PrivacyMinder® solution is a five-step that are designed to leverage your staff members’ knowledge and our role as a consultant. From your onboarding through implementation, the process minimizes disruptions to your business operations. You will not be left on your own to fill-in complicated spreadsheets or to decipher professional jargon - PrivacyMinder® help.