In 2012, the European Commission began a process to reform Europe’s existing data protection laws by proposing a new data protection regulation to replace the current Data Protection Directive. In light of rapid technological developments, increased globalisation, and more complex international flows of personal data, the GDPR was agreed and adopted in 2016 and will take effect on 25 May 2018.
The GDPR aims to make data protection regulations:
What does the GDPR change?
The GDPR provides more privacy rights to EU individuals and places significant obligations on organisations. It’s a great opportunity for companies to review their current data processing activities and make sure they’re protecting customer data appropriately.
Some key changes include:
We take our responsibilities under the GDPR seriously and welcome it as an important step in streamlining data protection across the EU. To do so, we embarked on a programme to identify which measures we need to implement to be compliant with the GDPR. Here is a summary of what we’ve done so far:
Some of the key items Poq have worked on to become GDPR compliant:
For customers wishing to know more about what Poq is doing about GDPR, please contact the Customer Success Team