Be GDPR Ready

Are you compliant?

The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) significantly increases the responsibilities and obligations for businesses in how they collect, process and protect personal data. Failure to comply with legislation may result in maximum fines of up to 4% of global revenue or €20 million, whichever is greater.

What the GDPR means for your business

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Consent

Businesses must refresh all consents if they don’t meet GDPR requirements. Consent given must be specific, positive opt-in, freely given, granular and separate from other matters.

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    Data Breach Notification​

    Businesses may need to notify the supervisory authority of a data breach with 72 hours or in cases of increased severity without undue delay. Failure to notify could result in significant fines.

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    Data Protection Officer​

    Businesses must appoint a DPO if they are a public authority, carry out large scale systematic monitoring of individual personal and sensitive data, or data related to criminal convictions and offences.

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      Rights of the Individual​

      New and greater rights to individuals exist under the GDPR, giving them greater control over the processing of their personal data. Their rights must be mapped out clearly in the privacy notice.

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        Protection by design​

        Sufficient technical and organisational measures must be in place to ensure data privacy and protection is at the heart of all their future actions when processing personal data. 

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        Subject Access Request​

        Individuals can request access to all of the personal data that you hold on them along with confirmation on how their data is being processed. This must be provided within one month and free of charge.

          Our Practical Approach to the GDPR

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          Consultancy

          Reaching compliance can take time so it is key to have the best plan in place. Our consultation process takes you from initially understanding your current GDPR position and support you through to compliance. Our approach always considers suitable systems for your business.

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            Training

            We provide individual and group training. Our courses range from GDPR awareness to intensive training for Data Protection Officers. We also offer specialist courses in GDPR Readiness, Data Audits, DPIAs and GDPR Privacy Notices. We tailor training courses to meet your business needs.

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            Implementation

            Our experience and expertise provides the complete, end to end,  practical GDPR solution for all business sectors from assessing your GDPR Readiness to developing a GDPR Roadmap, successfully implementing the processes and procedures to achieve and maintain GDPR compliance.

              review

              GDPR Readiness Audit

              The first step to compliance is to determine the GDPR readiness of your business. This is carried out by arranging an onsite consultation with key members of your staff. Format: Data then prepares a GDPR Readiness Audit Report with recommendations to reach compliance. 

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                Data Audit

                The GDPR places an obligation on to conduct a Data Audit on data processing activities. We teach you how to conduct a Data Audit to identify areas of risk in your data processing activities and enable changes needed prior to GDPR coming into operation. This is a crucial step for operating under the law.

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                Data Protection Impact Assessment

                Businesses are required to take a risk based approach when they are processing personal data. Format: Data teaches you how to conduct a Data Protection Impact Assessment which will enable you to identify and respond to risks, helping you to make decisions on the processing activities of your business.

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                  Policies and Procedures

                  Businesses are required “to be responsible for and be able to demonstrate compliance”. A GDPR toolkit of documents, procedures and tools which are GDPR compliant is available through our online GDPR courses. We also offer a boutique service to create all of your policies and procedures.

                    privacy

                    Privacy by Design

                    Privacy by design includes product development, software development, IT Systems and services. Format: Data assists businesses in incorporating personal data protection and privacy throughout their products, services and systems design process. 

                    data breach management

                    Data Breach Management

                    Format: Data assists businesses in creating a system for detection, investigation, reporting and communication in relation to data breaches.. You can also attend one of our GDPR training courses to learn the practical steps of putting a data breach management plan in place.

                      The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) significantly increases the responsibilities and obligations for businesses and organisations in how they collect, use and protect personal data. Failure to comply with legislation may result in maximum fines of 4% of global revenue or €20 million, whichever is greater.

                      What the GDPR means for your business

                      tick icon

                      Consent

                      Businesses must refresh all consents if they don’t meet GDPR requirements. Consent given must be specific, positive opt-in, freely given, granular and separate from other matters.

                        notification icon

                        Data Breach Notification​

                        Businesses may need to notify the supervisory authority of a data breach with 72 hours or in cases of increased severity without undue delay. Failure to notify could result in significant fines.

                          data protection

                          Data Protection Officer​

                          Businesses must appoint a DPO if they are a public authority, carry out large scale systematic monitoring of individual personal and sensitive data, or data related to criminal convictions and offences.

                          icon

                          Rights of the Individual​

                          New and greater rights to individuals exist under the GDPR, giving them greater control over the processing of their personal data. Their rights must be mapped out clearly in the privacy notice.

                            account

                            Protection by design​

                            Sufficient technical and organisational measures must be in place to ensure data privacy and protection is at the heart of all their future actions when processing personal data. 

                            tasks

                            Subject Access Request​

                            Individuals can request access to all of the personal data that you hold on them along with confirmation on how their data is being processed. This must be provided within one month and free of charge.

                            Our Practical Approach to the GDPR

                            gdpr consulting ireland

                            Consultancy

                            Reaching compliance can take time so it is key to have the best plan in place. Our consultation process takes you from initially understanding your current GDPR position and support you through to compliance. Our approach always considers suitable systems for your business.

                              gdpr training ireland

                              Training

                              We provide individual and group training. Our courses range from GDPR awareness to intensive training for Data Protection Officers. We also offer specialist courses in GDPR Readiness, Data Audits, DPIAs and GDPR Privacy Notices. We tailor training courses to meet your business needs.

                              speed

                              Implementation

                              Our experience and expertise provides the complete, end to end,  practical GDPR solution for all business sectors from assessing your GDPR Readiness to developing a GDPR Roadmap, successfully implementing the processes and procedures to achieve and maintain GDPR compliance.

                              review

                              GDPR Readiness Audit

                              The first step to compliance is to determine the GDPR readiness of your business. This is carried out by arranging an onsite consultation with key members of your staff. Format: Data then prepares a GDPR Readiness Audit Report with recommendations to reach compliance. 

                                check list

                                Data Audit

                                The GDPR places an obligation on to conduct a Data Audit on data processing activities. We teach you how to conduct a Data Audit to identify areas of risk in your data processing activities and enable changes needed prior to GDPR coming into operation. This is a crucial step for operating under the law.

                                targeting

                                Data Protection Impact Assessment

                                Businesses are required to take a risk based approach when they are processing personal data. Format: Data teaches you how to conduct a Data Protection Impact Assessment which will enable you to identify and respond to risks, helping you to make decisions on the processing activities of your business.

                                folder management

                                Policies and Procedures

                                Businesses are required “to be responsible for and be able to demonstrate compliance”. A GDPR toolkit of documents, procedures and tools which are GDPR compliant is available through our online GDPR courses. We also offer a boutique service to create all of your policies and procedures.

                                  privacy

                                  Privacy by Design

                                  Privacy by design includes product development, software development, IT Systems and services. Format: Data assists businesses in incorporating personal data protection and privacy throughout their products, services and systems design process. 

                                    data breach management

                                    Data Breach Management

                                    Format: Data assists businesses in creating a system for detection, investigation, reporting and communication in relation to data breaches.. You can also attend one of our GDPR training courses to learn the practical steps of putting a data breach management plan in place.