Can your Organisation be 100% GDPR Compliant?
We can’t all be compliance specialists for GDPR, but if you run your own business you certainly shouldn’t ignore how important it is. Despite the deadline of May 2018 this is something you should be continually looking at.
Online business means trusting the people we share our data with, so you need to make sure users know just how you use their data, so they can make the most appropriate choices.
What do I need to do
In order to be GDPR compliant you need to understand that it isn’t some quick fix you can make to your website but rather how you as an organisation do everything. You need to understand GDPR fully and accept that is has both technical and legal implementations.
It is difficult to say whether it is in fact possible to be 100% GDPR compliant, however there are certainly steps you should be taking to try and make sure you are as close as possible.
- Look at date mapping within your organisation it is important that you make sure you understand how information flows, this will help to demonstrate your compliance.
- Train your employees in GDPR – make sure they know what it is and what they need to do
- Make necessary website adjustments – take a close look at your online forms
Obviously, this list is not exhaustive, but it does give an indication of the most important areas you should be looking at. Make sure that you fully understand what GDPR means in terms of your company and remember this is something you should return to on a regular basis, to make sure you are still compliant.
If you’re ready to take the next step in exploring the potential for your business? Then contact me and we can talk.