The one year GDPR countdown has officially started for businesses and organisations who deal with manage or hold European data. It won’t be long until May 2018 comes around, giving you a tight time frame to get organised for GDPR legislation.
If you haven’t started your GDPR project yet, we know it can be daunting. That’s why we’ve provided you with our best 12 tips to put into practice for the next 12 months to be fully compliant. Taking it a step at a time will allow you to get on top of your GDPR requirements without the added stress.
Ramp up GDPR awareness to ensure business buy-in
Appoint your functional area GDPR champions
Engage key business stakeholders (IT, Legal, HR, Marketing)
Define your personal data processing activities, both internal and external
Review your consent mechanisms, policies and transparency notifications
Identify your high-risk personal data processing activities
Prioritise and remediate your high-risk personal data processing activities
Update your data protection policies and privacy notices
Educate personal data handlers, both internal and external
Update your procedures for Data Subject request handling
Put in place a system for privacy breach identification and response
Establish guidelines for handling personal data transfer requests
Now you're ready for GDPR!
For more information about GDPR and how you can help get your organisation ready for the May 2018 deadline, click here.