Is your firm compliant with GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018?

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) came into force on 24 May 2016 which allowed a two-year transition period before enforcement began on 25 May 2018. All organisations involved in the processing of personal data, including law firms need to review their strategy, policies and procedures to ensure compliance. Non-compliance with the new Regulations may result in hefty fines up to 4% of annual turnover or £17 million whichever is greater. If you think compliance is expensive, try non-compliance! Has your firm embarked on the journey to ensure compliance with GDPR? If not, get in touch to find out how Legal Compliance Consultants can assist.

Is your firm compliant with GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018?
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