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March 2018

Simon Robinson

Viewpoint: Simon Robinson

Deadlines and Commitments

Inertia is often the default position when any of us are asked to do something boring or complicated especially, when the implementation date seems way off.

One such deadline is the much vaunted EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rules that come into force on 25 May, which will profoundly change the relationship between organisations and individuals and the use of personal data. There are some fairly hefty fines that are being brought in and a raft of reporting obligations for any breaches. Without a doubt someone will be made an example of so it’s wise to make sure it isn’t you.

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