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Seventh GDPR briefing session arranged by GVS

Due to unprecedented demand (all 6 sessions are sold out), we are arranging another session to look at GDPR as follows:- Thursday, April 26th 2018 – 10am to 12.00 noon Barry Community Enterprise Centre, Skomer Road, BARRY CF62 9DA Cost: £10.00 including light refreshments The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is due to come into force on 25 May 2018.

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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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ICO publishes GDPR FAQs for charities

The FAQs have been added to the existing guidance and advice documents for small organisations, including charities, which consist of: a guide to the GDPR; a getting ready for the GDPR self help checklist; a new advice service helpline for small organisations; and a 12 steps to take now

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CSR for the charity sector?

We need a system where charities can acknowledge their wider benefits on society. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is now so part and parcel of the way most companies operate in the UK. Imagine if, similarly, every charity had a strategic goal to go beyond their core remit and support their community in some further way?

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