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GDPR, Do or do not, there is no try

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by Adam Brogden
in Blog

28-May-2018 12:00

Just as expected, there was no great GDPR tsunami and nobody faces a €20M fine [except for Facebook which is totally expected]. If you didn’t start your preparations or didn’t quite finish, then now is the time to take a moment, collect your thoughts, and carry-on but without the panic.

I would suggest that your priorities should not change.

1. Update your Privacy Statement [or add one if you don’t have anything in place already].
2. Looks at any page that collects customer details and check your consent requests, do you really need it? Is it clear? The ICO are hot on this – don’t take chances. In the words of Yoda, “Do… or do not. There is no try.”
3. Check out your customer database - do you really have a legal GDPR opt-in. I fear that the answer is no. Don’t forget that consent is not your only option – don’t dump your data until you speak to someone!
4. Make sure you have a SAR process in place! You never know – you might just get one!
5. Complete your data audit! You might think that this is the most important – I wouldn’t argue. All the items in this list are important.

Still lots to do, we can help. Call us here at Optindigo if you need documents, consultancy or are just looking for advice. We are happy to help

Good luck all!