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GDPR - A general overview


The GDPR takes effect from 25 May 2018 and was introduced to further harmonise and modernise data protection procedures.
While many of the concepts, obligations and ideas of the existing data protection regime under the Data Protection Act 1998, which the GDPR will replace remain the same or similar, there are some significant changes.

This briefing aims to provide a summarised overview of the key changes to the existing regime.

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