Is Your Business Prepared For New Data Protection Legislation?

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Proposals for more stringent European data protection legislation will compel businesses across Europe to bolster their information management practices ahead of European Privacy and Data Protection Day (EPDP).

Held this year on Friday 28 January, EPDP aims to raise awareness of data protection issues and recommend good practice to organisations that handle personal data on a day-to-day basis.

The new legislation will replace the EU Data Protection Directive 95/46, an important component of EU privacy and human rights law, under which companies have been operating for 13 years. It is anticipated that the new legislation will reduce bureaucratic compliance requirements for many companies.