Data Protection and GDPR
It is important to prioritise protecting data when running any business. At Ironmonger Curtis, we continue our down to earth approach to providing legal advice to help clients with their data protection and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) needs.
The GDPR came into force on 25 May 2018 and we continue to regularly to advise clients on implementing new governance and best practices and procedures to keep businesses up to date with new requirements.
As well as planning ahead with policies and procedures, we can also react quickly and cost effectively in respect of issues as and when they arise, such as responding to data breaches like a lost laptop, or subject access requests from an employee or customer.
Specific areas we regularly assist clients with include:
- Responding to data breaches, including reporting
- Business obligations under the GDPR
- Informed consent
- Data retention
- Privacy policies
- Personal data
- Appointment of Data Protection Officers (DPO)
- Right to be forgotten
- Electonic communications
- Subject Access Requests
- Employee data protection
- Buying and selling databases
- Data protection audits
- Staff training
- reviewing existing contracts to ensure compliance with GDPR
For a useful guide on the issues surrounding GDPR and employment law click here.
More infromation on data protection and GDPR can be found on the Information Commissioner’s Office website here.
We act for businesses of all shapes and sizes, whether as data controllers, data processors, or both. For more information on how our expert data protection solicitors can help your business, or for legal advice on GDPR, please contact our business solicitors in Sheffield.