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21st April 2021 Issue no. 554
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How to prepare your automotive locksmith business for GDPR
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a regulation enforced by the European Union to strengthen data protection for everyone within the EU, and will affect all businesses that sell goods or services to people within the EU.
The GDPR will come into force in the EU on 25 May 2018, and at this point all organisations, including automotive locksmiths, that hold personal data of individuals will have to get all current data up to standard and abide by these strict data privacy regulations, or else be faced with heavy fines.
In an ever-growing digital world, the aim of GDPR is to put the control of personal data back into an individual's hands, and to protect people from privacy and data breaches. Personal data is any information that can identify a person - from their name, photo, email address, bank details, social media information, medical data, or even a computer IP address.
Here 3D Group highlight where you need to start with GDPR:
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