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Why GDPR is SO Important

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With continuous revelations of data breaches around the world, it should be no surprise that governments are instituting data protection laws to help keep personal information more secure. The EU has mandated compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by May 25, 2018. The GDPR is set to have significant global impact for many
organizations, whether based in the EU or not.

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Please join us on Wednesday 18th December at 10:30 AM (AEST QLD Time) for this webinar.

​The webinar is completely free! Simply fill out the form and we will send you the information you require. If you can not wait then please email sales@wdm.com.au and we will arrange a private demonstration geared towards your project.

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Why has this been created?

The GDPR has been created to standardize data protection regulations across the EU. The objective is to return control to individuals for their personally identifiable information (PII), while making organizations accountable for how they use and protect personal data. Compliance with the GDPR isn’t just a matter for data management professionals. The entire company has the responsibility to understand and comply with the regulation, and, therefore, GDPR education is essential for many groups, including marketing, website management, and mobile apps.

The GDPR will instigate substantial change to how businesses operate, which can also mean new opportunities and benefits for organizations. It forces organizations to handle data more responsibly, something these organizations should have been doing anyway. Internal groups like marketing will now practice better data management, which will result in better quality customer information.

The Objective

The objective of GDPR is to return control to individuals for their personally identifiable information, while making organisations accountable for how they use and protect personal data. Compliance isn’t just a matter for data management professionals therefore GDPR education is essential for management, marketing, website management, and mobile apps.

Should I Worry?

Organisation that handles or controls the personal data of any citizen in the EU or UK, even if the data is processed through a third party, it must comply with the GDPR / DPA, or face serious penalties as high as $24 million USD (€20 million) or 4% of global annual revenue (whichever is greater).

How To Comply

GDPR is not just a switch. It applies to all parts of the business that store personal data. Compliance is carefull planning and implementation and a very important outcome of all that work—but beyond compliance there is also a significant set of benefits for the business and marketing.

DISCLAIMER: All data and information provided is for informational purposes only. Kentico makes no representations as to the accuracy, completeness, currentness, suitability, or validity of any information contained herein. We recommend consulting with a lawyer for any legal advice pertaining to GDPR compliance.​