General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) Advice
As of 25th May 2018 the Data Protection Act will be replaced by the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).
The GDPR applies to ‘personal data’ meaning any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified in particular by reference to an identifier.
The GDPR will ensure that our processing of personal information activities are fit for purpose within the digital age.
The GDPR gives individuals new and enhanced rights over how organisations process their personal data these include:
- The right to be informed
- The right to access personal information
- The right of rectification
- The right of erasure
- The right to restrict processing
- The right of data portability
- The right to object
- The right to restrict automated decisions and profiling