GDPR watchdog tells small businesses: “We are not looking for perfection”

The UK’s information commissioner has spoken to small business owners on the day of GDPR’s introduction to hint that the watchdog will focus on bigger players over high street employers.

Tough new data protection laws, through the EU-led GDPR directive, have today arrived after months of fraught anticipation, unanswered questions and consent request emails.

With top-line non-compliance fines threatening companies with fines up to £17m (or 4% of annual turnover, whichever is higher), business owners up and down the country have been scrambling to get their house in order and encourage their customers to opt-in to continued communications.

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Written by: Admin - 01 June 2018