Nearly six months after the noisy arrival of the much-trumpeted General Data Protection Regulation (inevitably known as GDPR), there are those who may be wondering what all the fuss was about.

While the legislation was heralded as either salvation from junk mail or an unfair restriction on marketing, depending on which side of the fence you happened to be sitting, the casual observer could be forgiven for thinking that not much changed on 25 May, 2017.

But it did.

The UK Data Protection Act means company directors have a responsibility to ensure they handle personal data correctly, respect the privacy of personal information and show they have robust data protection policies in place, as well as secure IT systems. The fact that the tiger didn't bite on 26 May doesn't mean that it's safe to keep wallking through the jungle...

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