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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

This is a new regulation which comes into place on the 25th May 2018 and will replace the existing Data Protection Act. The new act is an update and a new way of handling individual personal data.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies to any organisation that handles personal date across the EU. Even though the UK is leaving the EU we are to comply with the regulation until such time. The new regulation now means controls are to be put in place for how data is collected and used.

What does this mean for PJJS?

Data that is collected and shared between the company must be on the consent given by the client, data is described as information that can identify an individual person. The new guidelines outline the client needs a clear understanding of where and who will have access to their details at all times. In due course all of our clients will be sent a request outlining specifically how their data will be shared the client and with whom. Further updates will be given as and when they become clear.