The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is coming into force on 25 May 2018 and will fundamentally change the way that businesses access, store and use personal data. With fines for non-compliance of up to 4% of revenue or €20 million, businesses should now take steps to make sure they are GDPR ready.
RSM’s Risk Advisory and GDPR specialists delivered a webinar on 28 February covering the through crucial steps to help businesses in Africa prepare for GDPR.
Richard Smith, Chair of the RSM Global Risk Consulting Committee, hosted a discussion on the core principles behind GDPR, while Thilen Pillay of RSM South Africa highlight his findings to date of key issues affecting African businesses in preparation for GDPR.
If you would like to find out who GDPR applies to or about issues of consent; the right to be forgotten; data portability; breach notifications; and what steps businesses can now take to build a GDPR roadmap and become GDPR-ready, please contact Lauren Summers for a copy of the recording.