NEW General Data Protection Regulations - 25th May 2018

7th July 2016

Information Commissioners Office launches an overview of  General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).


It's just a few weeks since ICO set out what guidance organisations could expect and when around a General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that was on track to come into force in the UK on 25 May 2018. The result of the 23 June 2016 referendum on membership of the EU now means that the Government needs to consider the impact on the GDPR.


The ICO office been working hard on producing a set of guidance on GDPR, with an overview of the law being the first substantive part of that.  This is because once implemented in the EU, the GDPR will be relevant for many organisations in the UK - most obviously those operating internationally. 'GDPR is still relevant for the UK'. 


We believe these regulations relevant for  all UK businesses and for Data Controllers to review company Information Governance implications to their business. We will still be trading with our European  neighbours and must demonstrate compliance with these Regulations.


We shall endeavour to monitor these regulation with the BSIA (British Security Industry Association) and inform customers of any changes in the future.



In the mean time you can review your existing company compliance with the Data protection self assessment toolkit, which the ICO  provide an online 


Further information can be found at  ICO home page.