GDPR and Brexit

In June 2016, the United Kingdom opted to withdraw from the European Union, ending a relationship with the trading bloc which had lasted in excess of 40 years. This desire to leave was subsequently confirmed by the Prime Minister, Theresa May, in March of the following year with the delivery of Article 50 to Donald…

How will GDPR affect my business?

How will GDPR affect my business? In the previous entry, we talked about how General Data Protection Regulation, or “GDPR” from now on, enables ordinary citizens to control their data profiles, or “digital footprint”. In essence, the many rights and options provided by the GDPR mean that the subject becomes the owner of any data…

So, what is GDPR and why should you care?

While it is bad form to rely on acronyms, General Data Protection Regulation does not roll smoothly off the tongue and will be referred to as GDPR from now on. In a nutshell, it is a new regulation from the European Commission that replaces the old data protection regulation and will, in equal measure, expand and upset the…