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Data Protection and GDPR

If your organisation processes personal data, you are likely to be affected by the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which becomes effective in the UK in May 2018.

GDPR introduces significant reforms to the data protection landscape in Europe. Organisations that fail to prepare for these changes could be liable for penalties of up to the greater of 4% of turnover or €20 million.

At Thorntons, our Data Protection and Information Security team can help you with advice and practical support on preparing for GDPR and ensuring ongoing compliance. We offer GDPR training, data audit and gap analysis services to identify the key issues for your organisation, and comprehensive support in meeting the requirements of GDPR, as well as providing Data Protection Officer services.   

Call us on 03330 430350 for advice and help on GDPR requirements and implementation, or complete our online enquiry form.

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Our Services

Our specialist Data Protection lawyers are on hand with clear advice and help for you on all aspects of GDPR.

Practical, jargon-free advice

With our range of support, advice and training options, you can ensure your organisation is on track for GDPR compliance.

  • Staff training on GDPR changes and organisational responsibilities
  • Data audit and gap analysis to establish the issues to be addressed
  • Compliance guidance on what you need to do to meet the GDPR requirements 
  • Data Protection Officer services to ensure effective fulfilment of this role

" Thorntons provided clarification on GDPR issues, which was exactly what I was looking for. "

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