Our Founder & CEO, Robert Baugh, was interviewed by old friend Robert Gibbons for CARA TV. The topic is a key one: what is GDPR and what does it mean for SMEs? See it here!
Even the European regulators recognise how hard GDPR can be for SMEs, who lack the resources of large enterprises:
‘The EDPB acknowledges that the implementation of the GDPR has been challenging, especially for small actors, most notably SMEs. [Data Protection Regulators] have been developing several tools to support SMEs in complying with the GDPR. The EDPB is committed to facilitating the development of these tools in order to further alleviate the administrative burden.’
We’ve a great Privacy Kitchen video that takes you through What is GDPR? in less than 10 minutes. Essentially GDPR is the EU General Data Protection Regulation, which took direct effect across the EU on 25 May 2018 – including in the UK as the UK was still an EU Member State at that time.
The GDPR sets out the rules you need to follow when you process personal data, across the entire data lifecycle from collection to destruction. For example:
We’ve got you covered here too! We’ve an excellent series of Privacy Kitchen videos on Brexit including Did Brexit kill GDPR? In essence:
So there’s no escape! In fact, UK organisations – and organisations around the world – now have 2 GDPRs that might apply to them…
But don’t despair! We’ve a very handy summary of the 7 Key Brexit Impacts to help you with your Privacy program.
Our Privacy Kitchen video 10 Steps to GDPR Compliance, takes you through how to approach GDPR and create your Privacy Framework.
You’ll typically need:
Of course, we recommend that you use Keepabl’s GDPR compliance software to make getting and staying compliant, working with colleagues and advisors, and demonstrating your compliance intuitive and super simple (OK, as simple as it’s possible to make it!).
CARA TV is published by CARA Technology. CARA is a team of IT specialists who work with customers, as an extension to their business, in order to understand, analyse, propose and deliver appropriate IT solutions and services. If you’re an SME wondering is you’ve the right Security in place (one of GDPR’s 7 Principles), then CARA can help you.
If you’ve been saddled with … sorry… if you’re dealing with GDPR for your organisation, then Privacy Kitchen is for you.
Whatever stage you’re at and whether you’re in IT or Security, Ops, Legal or Compliance … even if you’re the DPO or ‘also’ the DPO … Privacy Kitchen has free video help on topics from email marketing rules to DPOs to Brexit.
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