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Guidance on GDPR

Read our FAQs and the latest guidance on GDPR.

ICAEW Know How: Right to erasure


This guide summarises the general erasure obligations set out in GDPR, the exceptions available under GDPR and the DPA 2018 and provides practical interpretation of these in relation to various example service offerings that may be provided by ICAEW members.

ICAEW Know-How: Personal data breaches


The Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) came into force on 25 May 2018 to replace the Data Protection Act 1998. It sits alongside the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This guide is part of a series that explain some of the new or more difficult concepts introduced by the DPA 2018 and the GDPR.

The impact of Brexit on data protection

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Find out why Brexit could impact data protection and how you can prepare. Updated January 2020.

GDPR - Countdown to 25 May 2018


A visual reminder of how to be GDPR compliant, which came into force on 25 May 2018. It gives guidance on how to prepare, protect and review your data.

What does the introduction of GDPR mean for accountants?


These FAQs consider the impact of GDPR and how affects accountants, including what is now included in personal data, how to prove accountability, as well as when and how ‘consent’ can be used as a lawful basis for processing. It explains the new responsibilities of data processors under GDPR as well as the role and responsibilities of data controllers.

GDPR and pension funds


This guide outlines the issues the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) raises for the trustees of pension funds, including their dealings with administrators and auditors. It is part of a series designed to answer the questions that members have been asking about the GDPR.

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