On 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force, replacing the Data Protection Act 1998. GDPR changed the way you can capture, use, and share personal data – whether that’s within your business, or externally.
We’ve set out some commonly asked questions about GDPR, as well as some advice on how we can help you, below.
However big or small you are, you’ll be affected by GDPR. All businesses, service providers, and public bodies need to make sure they’re compliant with the new legal framework. If you’re not, you leave yourself open to enforcement action – which could damage your public reputation, as well as your bank balance.
We take a hands-on approach to all data management issues, offering practical guidance to help make sure you’re following the new laws.
We can help you to consider:
We can also provide bespoke training – either in-house, or at our offices. Our lawyers and consultants are experienced and confident trainers – we can tailor the content of our sessions to make sure we cover exactly what you’d like to know.
Capital Law supported the Gambling Commission with our project to embed the new GDPR requirements into our business. They understood our particular position as a regulator, and provided practical, tailored advice. Their lawyers were responsive and worked well with our in-house team, helping us to address multiple queries in an organised and helpful manner. We plan to continue to seek their support on data protection matters in future.