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Why is the GDPR important?

The EU Data Protection Directive prior to the GDPR dated back to 1995 when Google hadn’t arrived and Mark Zuckerberg was still in high school!

The GDPR represents a massive change, bringing data protection to a position where it’s up-to-date and fully aware of online practices.

For individuals, the GDPR introduces new Rights, giving consumers greater control over organisations which use their Personal Data.
For organisations, one of the biggest challenges involves ensuring that Data Subjects are able to exercise those Rights. This will involve a total change in how organisations handle Personal Data, and having to ensure appropriate consent is obtained for Personal Data Processing activities.

They will also have to review technical and organisational measures to make sure Personal Data is adequately protected and being Processed lawfully.

Where can I find out more information about {term}?

The Jaz'ing Up GDPR! book covers {term} in more detail in a fun and easy to understand way without all of the bureaucratic legalise that is common in all other books and discussions about the GDPR.

The book is full of cartoons and call outs to make it easier to grasp what GDPR is all about and is split into 3 main sections.

  • GDPR Nuts and Bolts explains everything you need to know about the GDPR and {term}.
  • Staff Toolbox that is designed for staff who work with personal data and need to get a grounding on the subject.
  • Your Rights as a Data Subject is written from the point of view of the individual person who is affected by the GDPR so that they know there rights and the types of things they will be asking for.

Find out more about the book here.

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