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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Overview

The GDPR will be implemented across all EU Member States on 25 May 2018. As the deadline draws ever closer organisations need to prepare for the swathes of changes the new Regulation ushers in.

The Data Protection Network has produced some helpful guides to assist organisations in preparing for the new Law.

What is GDPR?

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Practical guides to key areas of the new Regulation

Download – General Data Protection Regulation  – a practical guide for business

GDPR Articles and Recitals – navigating your way through the GDPR text

The GDPR text is lengthy and comprises 99 Articles and 173 Recitals, the order of which doesn’t always flow naturally. So to help you the DPN has compiled pages which include the relevant text on each of the key topics. Simply click on a subject below to read the relevant GDPR Article or Recital.

Useful links:

The ICO’s overview of the General Data Protection Regulation
The Legal Grounds for Processing – Consent? Legitimate Interests
GDPR & Consent – 10 Point Quick Guide


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