Is Your Small Business GDPR Ready?

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What is GDPR?

GDPR is a new set of data protection regulations that now apply to every company across the whole of Europe.  If you collect, store, or process any data about anybody then you need to be compliant with these new rules. GDPR went live at the end of May and are now part of UK law – the Information Commissioners Office is responsible for enforcement and based on previous action under the old Data Protection Act the ICO will be a fierce regulator.

Does it apply to me?

GDPR applies to every company that processes data about people. This includes customers, employees, contractors, suppliers, and anyone else! It is pretty unlikely that you do not process so you should assume that GDPR applies to you. 

What does GDPR mean?

GDPR is all about data and protecting the rights of the person [data subject].  Everyone has rights under GDPR including the right to know what data you hold and the right to be deleted. You also need a lawful basis to process their data when you collect it.  These are important rights and fundamental to GDPR, so you need to make sure you understand how they apply to you and make sure you have processes in place to deal with them.

What do I have to do?

There is quite a lot to do!  First, you need to ensure you understand GDPR and have registered with the ICO. Then work out which policies and procedures you need to have in place. Your Privacy Policy is probably the first document to product but check out the optindigo.com website for more info and advice.

How much will this cost?

If you start with GDPR in mind then the cost will not be too bad. You need to ensure your website is GDPR compliant and that your marketing meets GDPR requirements. After that there is a whole pile of documents to complete. The cost will vary by company but Smarta are offering a 50% discount on optindigo.com standard rates so this is definitely the best place to start.

Find out more via Optindigo's website and make sure you use code SMARTA when you signup.

What next?

Just visit Optindigo now to find out more or give them a call on 01772 217772 – you must mention SMARTA to claim your discount. This is a special offer and not available to other companies.

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