Becoming GDPR Compliant – Step 8 of 12

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The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is going live on May 25, 2018, yet many global companies are still not fully prepared for this major legislation.

In our 12-part blog series exploring the impact of the GDPR legislation on employment screening programs in the EU, HireRight’s Associate General Counsel in EMEA, Caroline Smith, addresses the key issues and concepts you need to understand to get you and your company’s employment screening program GDPR-ready.

In Step 7 of our GDPR blog series, we talked about data breach, how and when breaches need to be reported and how to prepare your staff to deal with a breach efficiently and professionally.

Now it’s time to continue the journey with Step 8 on the road to GDPR compliance:

 “The transfer window” – Data transfers under the GDPR

In Step 8, you will learn:

  1. How the GDPR affects data transfer in your business
  2. What you can do to ensure compliance and mitigate risk
  3. How HireRight is making sure its data transfers are GDPR compliant
Click to read the full blog on our EMEA site

*Did you miss Step 7? Read it here.

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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