The General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) is a piece of European Union law that will be enforceable from 25 May 2018. It will replace the current data protection regime set out by the Data Protection Act 1998, and brings in new rights – but also new responsibilities.
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Andrew Humphrey is a senior associate at Bishop & Sewell LLP, and leads the Employment and Business Regulations team.Andrew’s has advised app developers, e-advertising agencies and social media start-ups on how to navigate current data legislation, and the new GDPR. He is also the director of his own tech company. He writes on data protection issues and been published in Mondaq. He has also explored the changes that regulated industries need to make to adapt to the new data landscape. Andrew also works internationally on data issues.
In May 2018 a new law will come into force which fundamentally affects the way that you use data to market, provide services and run your business.
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