The EU's New Data Protection Law - a Survival Guide

Friday, 1 September 2017 - 9:00am12:00pm

Simon McGarr, Data Compliance Europe, and John Looney, Intercom


What data do you hold?
Are you processing the data, or controlling it?
Do you have the consents to use that data like that?
Do you have a register of all that data and every way you use it, and what for?
Can you find every piece of data you hold that relates to an individual, copy it and send it to them—for free—within 30 days?
What happens when they say they want it erased?

The General Data Protection Directive comes into force on the 25th May 2018. New powers mean regulators can impose fines for breaches up to 4% of annual turnover. This workshop is for anyone trying to make sure that their organisation isn't in breach by the implementation date.

GDPR isn't just a compliance project. It's a business culture change project. Let's struggle our way through together.

@conference {205562,
author = {Simon McGarr and John Looney},
title = {The EU{\textquoteright}s New Data Protection Law - a Survival Guide},
year = {2017},
address = {Dublin},
publisher = {{USENIX} Association},