Data is one of the most important tools for modern organisations. It enables businesses to track performance, improve its services, target potential clients and expose key trends which would otherwise be hidden.
The advantages of processing significant quantities of data come with a cost. If the data includes the personal data of individuals, the organisation processing the data must ensure it complies with the obligations imposed by the Data Protection Act 1998 and associated legislation.
European countries, including the UK, already have the most stringent data protection laws in the World. In 2018, those laws are going to be revamped for all EU member states which will result in data protection becoming more central to commercial organisations than ever before.
Complying with the data protection legislation takes many forms. We can provide specialist and cost-effective advice to ensure you comply with all of your data protection requirements including:
If you would like to receive any information regarding our information law services please contact a member of the Information Law team (overleaf) or your usual Bevan Brittan contact.