Get compliant or face crisis: How GDPR could affect your organisation EVENT on the 26th September 2017 at 4pm.

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This event is being delivered by Capacity -The Public Services Lab at the Cunard Building, Water Street in Liverpool

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force from 25th May 2018, superseding the Data Protection Act 1998. This change introduces a new era of data protection and privacy in the modern world and includes the ability of the Information Commissioner to fine charities and social enterprises up to 4% of total turnover for failing to comply with the legislation.

Central to the Regulation is the idea of privacy being a fundamental right, along with radical changes in the way organisations are required to collect and manage their data with new emphasis placed on organisations to demonstrate ongoing compliance, resulting in increased accountability. This affects everything from Citizen’s Data, Evaluation Systems, HR Records and Fundraising Procedures.

To help ensure voluntary, community and social enterprises avoid significant financial penalties and provide commissioners with confidence with their data protection policy and procedures, Capacity has assembled a panel of experts to talk about the requirements for GDPR compliance. Come along to our informative, engaging and interactive awareness event and find out what you need to know to make sure your organization is fully prepared, along with useful tips and help on where to find extra support.

Speakers include:

Richard Marbrow, Group Manager, Corporate Governance – Information Commissioner’s Office

Elaine Floodgate, Director Governance & Risk, Catch22

Ian Sinclair-Ford, Co-Founder & Director, Data Guardsman Ltd

The event is appropriate for all organisations seeking advice and information on best practice for GDPR. A Q&A panel with our experts will give you the opportunity to have your GDPR questions answered. This will be followed by drinks and a brief networking session.

To book your place at this free event please click here.

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