Becoming GDPR Compliant – Step 1 of 12

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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is less than a year away. Yet, there still seems to be some way to go for most companies affected to achieve compliance with the new regulations. Over the next year, HireRight will be releasing the “12 Steps to GDPR Compliance” blog series, aimed at addressing some key issues that are closely related to the HireRight services.

Step 1 – Candidate consent and information notices.

Consent is a cornerstone of HireRight’s service, and will play a big role in GDPR compliance. This blog covers issues such as how to obtain consent that complies with GDPR, what information consent needs to contain to meet regulations, and what consent means in the context of employment.

Read the full blog on our EMEA site here.


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Caroline Smith

Caroline is a UK qualified lawyer with over 17 years’ experience and currently serves as HireRight’s Associate General Counsel for the EMEA and APAC region. When not “lawyering” or writing blogs, Caroline can be found striking yoga poses in remote locations such as Mongolia and Bhutan.

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