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GDPR Update - The Data Protection Fee

On the 25th May the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force. In addition to GDPR the Data Protection (Charges and Information) Regulations 2018 also come into force. The Charges and Information Regulations specify the new fees that will come into effect from 25th May 2018.

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GDPR: Is your charity ready?

GDPR – four letters which you’ll be all too familiar with by now. With some weeks left until the regulation comes into effect, it’s now more important than ever to take the necessary steps to make sure you’re in line with the new rules. Online fundraising and voucher code platform Savoo.co.uk has a useful checklist for your charity’s GDPR strategy.

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GDPR deadline - no challenge for GVS expert

The general data protection regulation (GDPR) is a new EU law that will come into effect on 25 May 2018 to replace the current Data Protection Act. It’s the biggest overhaul of data protection legislation for over 25 years, and will introduce new requirements for how organisations process personal data. And before you wonder what will happen after Brexit, it’s been made clear that all organisations will have to comply, which means it is likely we will adopt all or most of GDPR as domestic legislation.

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Getting your governance right

The new Charity Governance Code was published in July 2017. It has been described as “Essential reading for all trustees” by the Charity Commission who have withdrawn its publication Hallmarks of an Effective Charity (CC10) to encourage charities to use the Code.

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GDPR and charities: Preparing for the most important changes

By now, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into force from May 25 2018, should require very little introduction. GDPR was designed to end the complacency that big business had shown when it came to safeguarding our personal information. It was conceived during a time where data breaches – both accidental and as a result of cyber attacks – were becoming far too commonplace.

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