Data protection under the forthcoming EU regulation
By Dr Chris Hayes
New European regulation is set to boost individual data protection rights, leading to a more complex data processing environment for business, with much tougher penalties for non-compliance.
The biggest changes are around securing of consent to hold data, with more situations where consent will be needed, and there will be much stricter controls to enable portability of data and the right to be ‘forgotten’.
And while the new regulation will place additional demands on companies, all should benefit from a simplification of cross-border trading, and smaller businesses will be exempt from some of the requirements…
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