As per one survey, their only 30% of businesses are responding to their customers requests regarding their personal data within the timeframe of GDPR.
What is GDPR?
GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation came into effect in May of the year 2018. It comes to modernize previous data protection law from the 1990s, The main purpose of GDPR is to protect customers information as technology is changing rapidly. Although GDPR regulations have been more effectively applied for advancements of technology, after four years of negotiation and discussion GDPR came.
Each European country can alter the laws according to their own jurisdiction. Also in the UK, the Data Protection Act 2018 was covered with some controversy, since guideline was amended to protect cybercrime in this country. With this guideline, the consumers are allowed to access their data, as well as introducing steeper fines to the company who go against regulation. All thus overseen and implemented by the ICO – Information Commissioner’s office.
The government gives May 2016 to May 2018 time period to the online businesses to prepare for and implement this new GDPR measures. Now the question is, the businesses are still facing any struggle with GDPR compliance or not?
When it comes to implementing totally new thing in the business it always seems difficult but with the try, anyone can implement it in the business. Like that, GDPR seems difficult to implement in online running businesses but with the try, you can easily implement it in the business. A survey shows that Overall organizations are taking the steps toward continuing their GDPR implementation and the majority of them felt confident in demonstrating their ability to conform in the long term.
Those who are currently responding with some delay, they need to take the more customer-centric approach for not only to meet existing volumes but also the ingress the requests their tools could create.
For any doubts related GDPR, you can contact our consultants at VulnOS. They have a years of experience in European laws.