GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation came into force in May 2018. Although it seems overwhelming, common sense and being prepared can help you avoid any issues regarding data and security. Below, you’ll find our introductory and more in-depth guides to the laws.

GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation came into force in May 2018. Although it seems overwhelming, common sense and being prepared can help you avoid any issues regarding data and security. Below, you’ll find our introductory and more in-depth guides to the laws.

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GDPR: Data Breaches

Hopefully, you're reading this before you've begun processing data and you're not here because you've just accidentally posted a hundred people's personal data on Twitter. Data breach jokes aside, if your organisation has experienced one, this blog cannot help you....

GDPR: Documenting your Processes

  When adhering to GDPR, organisations need to accurately document their processes when dealing with personal data, including how you share data, how you store it and your process for destroying it. The following documents are necessary and it's advisable to speak to...

GDPR: Individual Rights

  The new GDPR regulations are designs to give power back to the individual, with regards to their personal data. With that in mind, here's a brief rundown of the rights of individuals when it comes to their information. The right to be informed Your obligation to...

GDPR: Marketing Your Events

So, you know what GDPR is but how does it affect event organisers?As we explained in the Lawful use of Data blog, you have to have a legal basis for processing personal data. In event management, some of the 6 bases are more likely - consent (they opted in), contract...

GDPR: Lawful use of Data

  What is legal? You must have a valid lawful basis in order to process personal data. There are six available lawful bases for processing. Which basis is most appropriate to use will depend on your purpose and relationship with the individual. The lawful bases for...

GDPR: Who, what, where?

What is GDPR? General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a way of bringing data protection legislation into line with new, previously unforeseen ways that data is now used online. Currently, the UK relies on the Data Protection Act 1998. The introduction of GDPR...

GDPR: Don’t Panic

At Helm, we know event management can be an uphill struggle, so we're always looking for ways to take some of the strain off an Organiser. With this in mind, we're releasing a series of articles that will address the incoming GDPR legislation - including how it...

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