General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the one scheme or mechanism for data safety and protection. This data may belong to an individual person or a company’s data. If you have established your business in European region, then you must have to be concern about GDPR. You will get to know that how data transferring and data transaction will come into flow for your business into European region. In the May 2018, European Union (EU) will describe GDPR with all aspects related to IT field. For this, every business organisation in Europe must have a look on implications of GDPR.
GDPR will not only affect to business but it will also affect individual’s data and an individual data will get many rights. GDPR stated that business or organisation is not the single entity, it stood up with huge number of individuals, so it is necessary to satisfy individual who is your customer or client.
There are 8 rights in GDPR which are given to each individual. Just take a look on 8 rights of individual:
- The right to access
- The right to be forgotten
- The right to data portability
- The right to be informed
- The right to have correct information
- The right to be notified
- The right to object
- The right to restrict processing
It is sure that business will have implications of GDPR Compliance for Data Protection and Storage Infrastructure. So, business owners must have to prepare their data in effective way before implementing GDPR. We have provided a list of initial preparations for business before May 2018. If business owners want to complaint data with GDPR, follow all preparation tips which are given here:
- Map your business’s data
- Check that from where you get the data and information for your business and think what you want to do with this data. Business owner must also check that where data places, who has the access rights for accessing it and what are possible risks for accessing data at third party place.
- Check which data is important and you have to keep
Remove all the data which is no longer in use since long time and concentrate on the data which important to you. GDPR will not allow you to collect all data which has no use for you. GDPR has better disciplined structure for treating personal data. When you are removing data from your database, you may also have some questions like:
- Why are you archiving data instead of deleting it?
- Why this kind of data is saved?
- What is the need to collect this type of personal information?
- Is there any financial gain after deleting unused data from database?
- Apply security measure where necessary
- Create safeguards to secure all saved data from data lost or data breaches. Take necessary and quick steps if data lost occurs.
- Revise and review all documentation
- Review all privacy statements and disclosures of your business before implementing GDPR.
- Maintain proper procedures for handling personal data
8 rights are given to individuals in GDPR. Check that these 8 rights will be applicable to individual data which is placed in your business’s database.