While the GDPR
backs the right of people to "be forgotten" online, it raises the question of whether to shield personally identifying information about website owners listed in a Whois directory created by ICANN for transparency.
aims to be dissuasive with breaches or failure to take accountability resulting in not only damage to reputation and brand but also the potential for fines.
Jim Liddle, Storage Made Easy CEO, said, "Although we do business globally we are a UK company and that makes us very aware of GDPR
and the effect it is going to have on UK and EU businesses.
Article 28 in the GDPR
says that data controllers shall only use data processors with sufficient policies and procedures to fulfill the GDPR
's privacy rights where data about them is stored.
They are the firms located in the EU and the firms not located within the EU, but offering free or paid goods or services to EU residents or monitoring the behavior of EU residents, according to GDPR
As regulator, we do have the power to impose larger fines under the GDPR
, but we have access to lots of other tools that are well-suited to the task at hand, such as guiding, advising and educating organisations, and these are just as effective.
Businesses in North Wales have access to a wide range of resources to support them through GDPR
such as webinars, workshops and online resources which can be found on the FSB's GDPR
For instance, GDPR
rules allow for the "right to be forgotten" (people can ask for specific online data about them to be removed).
The introduction of GDPR
and data protection and data privacy laws are major compliance challenges for all organizations, including those in the MENA region.
That argument is much harder to make today when you take the data management requirements of GDPR
and the demands of digital together.
The deadline for all companies to be complaint with GDPR
is 25th May, 2018.
replaces the existing European data protection framework that was set out for the EU in 1995 and contains some major modifications.