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Don't be found failing on GDPR

May 24, 2019 10:02:21 AM / by Banner posted in GDPR

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It may be a whole year since the GDPR law, but many UK organisations are still yet to comply, according to research.

Of 23 personal data requests made to companies in the UK, 74% failed to address these requests from individuals seeking to obtain a copy of their personal data, within the one-month time limit required by the GDPR.

And, in the last year, fines totalling over £49 million have been issued to 91 companies around the world for failing to follow GDPR rules, including nearly £44 million against a single organisation. Although the European Commission did not levy the full 4% of the companies’ total global revenue, which they could have done, it’s still a sizeable sum.

If you want to put in place some simple steps to help your organisation comply with GDPR, here are a few guidelines:

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