Website Compliance

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Are you compliant for GDPR?

What you can do if the answer is no?

First of all, don't worry. Designs on the Web can help if your website is NOT compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which began to be enforced in May 2018. Your website must demonstrate adherence to the 7 Principles that govern Data Collection Practices as set down by the GDPR. These privacy measures are required for all websites that collect personal information within EU Member states.

 

More information can be found on the ICO website at this link:

 

https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/

 

We strongly advise that you take measures to ensure compliance is met in order to protect your business. Having a non compliant business in violation of the new GDPR ruling puts your business at risk of a substantial fine. Making your site compliant is required for the health of your business. Designs on the Web can help.

 

Bringing Your Business Into Compliance with GDPR

 

Here are some of the steps that you need to undertake and thoroughly document to be compliant:

 

  • Data Mapping

  • Information Audit

  • Data Protection Impact Assessment

  • Legitimate Interest Assessment

  • GDPR compliant Privacy Policy

  • Data Security

  • GDPR compliant Data Retention Policy

  • Procedures for Individual rights:

    • right to be informed

    • right of access

    • right to rectification

    • right to erasure

    • right to restrict processing

    • right to data portability

    • right to object and

    • right not to be subject to automated decision making and profiling

  • Procedures for subject access request

  • Online and offline consent mechanism (freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous)

  • Data Breach procedures

  • GDPR compliant third-party processor agreements

  • Staff training and awareness

Designs on the Web has an in-house, certified GDPR Practitioner that can guide you through and document all the items above to bring your business into compliance with the new privacy law.

 

We understand that you may have questions about GDPR compliance, so please get in touch via our contact form if you would like to discuss further. We look forward to hearing from you.

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