Essential Tips For GDPR Compliance

1 – Make sure your business has a list of all the personal information it holds.

It may be useful to store such information with the following subheadings:

  • The source of information
  • Whom you share it with?
  • What you do with it?
  • How long you will keep it?

2 – Ensure there is a list which details where personal information is stored within your organisation, i.e. computer databases or on paper.

3 – Make sure your company has a publicly accessible privacy policy which clearly shows the processes related to the collection and storage of personal data, written in clear and understandable terms.

4 – Keep a list of sub-processors and ensure this is included in your privacy policy.

5 – Ensure your privacy policy meets lawful requirements and inform existing customers of any changes or updates to your policy when they occur.

6 – Appoint a Data Protection Officer for your organisation either internally or externally.

7 – Ensure all decision makers are informed of GDPR compliance.

8 – Update any IT security.

9 – Write policies and procedures across data lifecycles for security, storing of, backing up and archiving data.

10 – Ensure a hardware asset tracking system is in place to prevent lost or stolen IT devices.

11 – Provide training and resources for staff to better understand personal data protection.

12 – Appoint a representative from the EU to handle all issues related to processing (for businesses outside the EU).

13 – Report data breaches within 72- hours to the authority.

14 – Ensure there are contracts in place with data processors whom you share data with.

15 – Make sure customers can access and update their own personal information to keep it accurate.

16 – Ensure you delete any data that your business no longer has any use for.

17 – Make it easy for customers to request deletion of their personal data.

18- Ensure customers can request their

19 – Make it simple for customers to object to profiling or automated decision making that could impact them.

20 – Ask for consent when you start processing a persons information and make it as simple for them to withdraw it.

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