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GDPR For Dummies

Author:
Suzanne Dibble
Published: December 24, 2019

Overview

Don’t be afraid of the GDPR wolf!

How can your business easily comply with the new data protection and privacy laws and avoid fines of up to $27M? GDPR For Dummies sets out in simple steps how small business owners can comply with the complex General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). These regulations apply to all businesses established in the EU and to businesses established outside of the EU insofar as they process personal data about people within the EU.

Inside, you’ll discover how GDPR applies to your business in the context of marketing, employment, providing your services, and using service providers. Learn how to avoid fines, regulatory investigations, customer complaints, and brand damage, while gaining a competitive advantage and increasing customer loyalty by putting privacy at the heart of your business. 

  • Find out what constitutes personal data and special category data
  • Gain consent for online and offline marketing
  • Put your Privacy Policy in place
  • Report a data breach before being fined

79% of U.S. businesses haven’t figured out how they’ll report breaches in a timely fashion, provide customers the right to be forgotten, conduct privacy impact assessments, and more. If you are one of those businesses that hasn't put a plan in place, then GDPR For Dummies is for you.

Don’t be afraid of the GDPR wolf!

How can your business easily comply with the new data protection and privacy laws and avoid fines of up to $27M? GDPR For Dummies sets out in simple steps how small business owners can comply with the complex General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). These regulations apply to all businesses established in the EU and to businesses established outside of the EU insofar as they process personal data about people within the EU.

Inside, you’ll discover how GDPR applies to your business in the context of marketing, employment, providing your services, and using service providers. Learn how to avoid fines, regulatory investigations,

customer complaints, and brand damage, while gaining a competitive advantage and increasing customer loyalty by putting privacy at the heart of your business. 

  • Find out what constitutes personal data and special category data
  • Gain consent for online and offline marketing
  • Put your Privacy Policy in place
  • Report a data breach before being fined

79% of U.S. businesses haven’t figured out how they’ll report breaches in a timely fashion, provide customers the right to be forgotten, conduct privacy impact assessments, and more. If you are one of those businesses that hasn't put a plan in place, then GDPR For Dummies is for you.

GDPR For Dummies Cheat Sheet

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was designed to streamline data protection laws across Europe as well as provide for some consistency across the European Union (EU). Although it's been in place since May 2018, it still causes a lot of confusion. This cheat sheet answers some questions about a few major misunderstandings: Does the GDPR apply to non-EU organizations? Can non-EU organizations be fined for non-compliance? Do you need an Article 27 representative? [caption id="attachment_266834" align="alignnone" width="556"] © Wright Studio/Shutterstock.com[/caption]

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