GDPR - What you need to know

 

What is it?

The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is a new EU Regulation which enhances the protection of the personal data of EU citizens and increases the obligations on organisations who collect or process personal data.

 

Key principles

  • Put your customer first
  • Respect privacy and meet your customers’ expectations
  • Be honest, be fair, be transparent
  • Exercise diligence with data
  • Take responsibility, be accountable.

What does this mean for my promotions?

Compliance with GDPR is the responsibility of your business and by booking venues through Promotional Space you are agreeing to our terms that require all clients to confirm that they are GDPR compliant.

On the day of your promotion– You should ensure that you are complying with data collectionprotocols set out in GDPR.

After your promotion– You should ensure that you are complying with data processingprotocols as set out in GDPR.

 

How do I know if my business is GDPR compliant?

Since every business is different and the GDPR takes a risk-based approach to data protection, companies should work to assess their own data collection and storage practices and seek their own legal advice to ensure that their business practices comply with the GDPR. 

We’ve compiled some helpful resources below to help you determine your next steps.

 

Resources