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  • How to comply with GDPR

    Every organisation that processes personal data should be compliant with the GDPR but getting to grips with GDPR can be daunting and it can be difficult to know where to start. This 12-point plan, adapted from the Information Commissioners Officer (ICO) guidance, is here to help you take the right steps.

  • How to use the Data Protection Act 2018 alongside the GDPR

    In all the hyperbole surrounding the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) it may have been easy to miss the UK passing its own updated data protection legislation – the  Data Protection Act 2018  (the Act). This came into force at the same time as GDPR on 25th May and replaces the Data Protection Act 1998. The GDPR allowed individual EU states some flexibility to add their own detail in relation to specific areas. The Act fills in some of those gaps as well as bringing the GDPR into UK law. It is important to note that GDPR applies in the UK unless government choses to get rid of this legislation after it exits the EU.  Here are some of the most important points, outlined in the Act:

  • Data protection and GDPR

    To help you comply with The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), NCVO has a range of services that we can offer direct and through partners to support you – see all of our GDPR support on this page.

  • Legal advice and assistance

    Sources of legal advice and assistance for charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises.

  • Data protection and fundraising

    How to collect, store and use people's personal details.

  • Policies and procedures

    A clear, appropriate and coherent set of policies and procedures help ensure that your organisation is well run.

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