GDPR - 1 Year In

The 25th May marks one whole year since the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) came into effect. What measures has your business put into place in order to become compliant?

Despite clear guidelines for organisations and a two year lead up to the 25th May 2018, since then, there have been a large number of businesses that have incurred fines for not complying with the regulations.

Hopewiser is all about data, and helping organisations to become compliant with data legislation is a large part of that. Our data cleansing solutions can help you achieve a whole host of things; consolidating and deduping your data for that all important single customer view; highlighting marketing preference service matches and identifying deceased and mover records in your database.

That's why we've listed some interesting GDPR and data facts to help you along the road to compliance too.

GDPR and data facts

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Sources:

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/03/14/more_than_200000_gdpr_cases_in_the_first_year_55m_in_fines/

https://www.itgovernance.co.uk/dpa-and-gdpr-penalties

https://datacenterfrontier.com/50-percent-of-firms-still-not-gdpr-compliant-how-about-your-data-center/

https://www.computerweekly.com/news/450296306/10-key-facts-businesses-need-to-note-about-the-GDPR

https://www.smartinsights.com/tag/gdpr/

https://ico.org.uk/about-the-ico/news-and-events/news-and-blogs/2018/11/six-month-prison-sentence-for-motor-industry-employee-in-first-ico-computer-misuse-act-prosecution/