GDPR: New data protection laws

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Today (25 May) marks the biggest change to UK data protection law in a generation.   

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an evolution of the current Data Protection Act (1998) and comes into effect today.

Regulated by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the new law gives people more control about how their data is used, shared and stored and requires organisations to be more accountable and transparent about how they use it.

At Ward Williams we are improving our transparency by updating both our Privacy Policy and Data Protection Notice to identify the information that we collect about our users, how we use that information and keep it safe.

For support on anything related to GDPR, including how to access, inspect, update and remove your personal information please email us at GDPR@wardwilliams.co.uk.