It has been made mandatory for companies to adhere to GDPR companies from the year 2016. In order to comply to GDPR regulation in a proper way, you need to follow a few steps.
GDPR compliance includes all those provisions that promote answerability. Due to which, DPC advise firms to make a complete stock of inventory of all the data that is held by them and inspect it under following factors:
- Reason for holding the data
- Ways of obtaining the data
- Reason for gathering the data
- How long are you going to retain it?
- How safe is it in terms of accessibility and encryption?
- Do you share it with 3rd parties, and on what basis you may do it?
Review personal privacy rights
Data subjects have several rights in relation to the method organizations gather and hold personal data. It includes:
- Right to get informed
- Right to deletion
- Right to modification
- Right to limit processing
- Right to portability of data
- Right to object
- Right to access
Communicate with service users and staff
Proper communication is essential to ensure right implementation of GDPR regulation. There must be some changes in the existing security system, which an organization must discuss with its service users and staff employees. At the time of collecting personal information from staff, service users or clients must be informed well about their rights.
Everyone in the organization who is responsible for data processing and regulatory compliance is required to properly understand their duties. These steps will help organizations to comply to GDPR correctly and save themselves from the risk of improper implementation.