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The Clarence Centre for Enterprise and I

General Data Protection Regulation - Preparing your Business

This session will provide an overview of how the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came into force in May 2018 which has changed the privacy regime in the UK.

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General Data Protection Regulation - Preparing your Business

Time & Location

23 Aug 2018, 10:00 – 13:00

The Clarence Centre for Enterprise and I, 6 St George's Circus, London SE1 6FE, UK DCG12/13

About The Event

This session will provide an overview of how the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came into force in May 2018 which has changed the privacy regime in the UK.

We will provide guidance on how businesses need to prepare for the new regime including

(i) updating privacy policies and terms of business

(ii) implementing new internal policies

(iii) undertaking GDPR gap analysis on tech functionality

(iv) appointing a data protection officer

(v) securing insurance to provide coverage for breaches and

(vi) implementing privacy by design principles.

The session will be followed by FAQs.

Michael’s Bio:

Michael Buckworth is the owner and managing director of his own firm: Buckworths. Michael has a huge breadth of experience advising startups and high growth companies in a range of sectors including technology, fin-tech, digital and hospitality. Named as “Corporate Lawyer of the Year” for the past four years, he spends much of his time advising clients on corporate and commercial strategy as well as dealing with other issues facing their businesses.

Michael studied at Oxford University from where he graduated with an LLB (Hons) degree. He qualified and worked at a number of the UK's top law firms before setting up his firm in 2011.

Michael also has a company dealing directly and only on compliance-related situations, where he provides tailored advice to startups and high growth businesses on compliance with GDPR and the wider data protection regime.

Who should attend?

Pre-start ups/start-ups and growing businesses in London.

What will you take away from this workshop?

You will gain a better understanding of GDPR and why it is important to apply a degree of attention to GDPR and your business requirements.

We look forward to seeing you there!

This event is fully subsidised - for eligible clients only and places are limited, so book now to secure your space.

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