Yes, the day has arrived. The General Data Protection Regulation is being enforced from today, Friday 25th May.
If you have taken the first steps on your compliance journey, well done!
If you haven’t – DON’T PANIC! The Information Commissioner has been doing the media rounds this morning, saying that small businesses are not the main targets of this legislation, that they will not be actively seeking to identify non-compliance by small businesses, and that the key thing is that they can show intent and progress towards achieving compliance.
Your website is still one of the key areas where your business can easily demonstrate an effort to comply with the new laws. We’ve helped a number of our clients work on this with audits and website changes, and we’re still available to assist if needed.