The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679 is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union and it addresses the export of personal data outside the EU. The GDPR will apply in the UK from 25 May 2018 and the government has confirmed that the UK’s decision to leave the EU will not affect its commencement of the GDPR. The following article is only a summary of our findings and if you store, use or handle individuals' data you should ensure you are fully up to speed on this legislation by visiting the IC...

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