More than 30% of UK businesses have done nothing to meet forthcoming GDPR rules, and almost a third have never even heard of it, new research shows.
Cybercrime. Photo: European Parliament – Audiovisual Unit
With just six months to go until the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) introduces sweeping new requirements for companies handling personal data, more than 30% of UK businesses have done nothing to meet the new rules and almost a third have never even heard of it, new research shows.
GDPR—which comes into force on 25 May 2018—provides a string of new rights for EU citizens and imposes a host of new responsibilities on any company with customers or employees in Europe in terms of collecting, storing, managing and using personal data.
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