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GDPR Seminar Dublin 2017

GDPR Seminar


In May 2018, a European privacy law is due to take effect that will require big changes, and potentially significant investments, by organizations all over the world. The GDPR contains many requirements about how you collect, store and use personal information. This means not only how you identify and secure the personal data in your systems, but also how you accommodate new transparency requirements, how you detect and report personal data breaches, and how you train privacy personnel and employees. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) imposes new rules on organizations that offer goods and services to people in the European Union (EU), or that collect and analyze data tied to EU residents, no matter where they are located.
The seminar will provide an overview of the key principles, data subject consent and rights, obligations of...

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force on 25.05.2018. replacing the existing data protection framework under the EU Data Protection Directive.

The GDPR emphasises transparency, security and accountability by data controllers, while at the same time standardising and strengthening the right of European citizens to data privacy. Many of the main concepts and principles of GDPR are much the same as those in our current Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003 (the Acts). GDPR introduces new elements and significant enhancements which will require detailed consideration by all organisations involved in processing personal data. It is essential that all organisations immediately start preparing for the implementation of GDPR by analysis of all current or envisaged processing in line with GDPR. The GDPR gives data protection authorities more robust powers to tackle non-compliance. and also makes it considerably easier for individuals to...