EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) are a set of regulations developed by the European Commission, intended to strengthen data protection for individuals within the European Union.

The regulations are due to be applied from 25th May 2018. Appended are a set of links to materials relating to the GDPR that may be useful in assisting your understanding of the new Regulations.

https://dma.org.uk/gdpr – the Direct Marketing Association hub on GDPR

https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/data-protection-reform/overview-of-the-gdpr/ – ICO hub on GDPR

https://ico.org.uk/media/1624219/preparing-for-the-gdpr-12-steps.pdf –  a useful ’12 step’ guide from the ICO on starting preparations for GDPR

https://www.theidm.com/marketing-courses/legal-and-regulation/general-data-protection-regulation – a useful beginners course on GDPR for marketers