GDPR is seldom black-and-white. But it's not rocket science. If you have decided to work on your GDPR compliance in-house, there are a few things you need to get right from the start so you don't lose your sanity along the way.
If you choose to outsource your compliance work, you need to choose your outsourced partner carefully so you don't waste time or money. This article will help you learn from the mistakes of others and avoid the common pitfalls.
There are a number of ways to tackle your GDPR compliance work. Depending on your budget, timeline, and attitude, you could outsource it or do it in-house. This article may help you decide which option is best for you, along with suggestions on how to keep things on track.
If you are a business established in the EU, GDPR applies to any processing that you perform on the personal data of living individuals. If your your clients are businesses, GDPR may still apply to you. In this article, I go back to basics and talk about the key obligations of GDPR.
May 25. GDPR went live. And the world did not end. Keep up your honest efforts to comply - Not because of GDPR; because it is the right thing to do.
GDPR is a growing concern for businesses. As we hear every day, there are potentially big fines for non-compliance.
But today, I want to talk about why data protection is important even if there were no fines or sanctions.
Put aside about your job and your business for a moment.
Think about this as an individual.
I recently attended a 2-day conference on data protection in Brussels. While I will spare you the boring details, there are two key messages that could be of interest to real people who just want to be compliant.
If you are going to make mistakes with your GDPR compliance efforts, at least try to avoid the mistakes that others make.
Don't make the ODPC's job easy!
The current fear-mongering about GDPR has a lot of similarities with what happened for the 'Millennium Bug' (Y2K).
But, don't be fooled. GDPR is real, it is coming, and you need to be ready.
GDPR is a pain in the ass
As an individual, I believe GDPR is a good thing. But as a business owner, I know it's a headache.
So, I'll just focus on specific steps you can take to start complying with GDPR.