Charity Digital News runs you through the latest General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) issues for charities in their latest article.
Protecting client data is a top issue among compliance teams and Trustees. Since the implementation of the EU GDPR framework, charities of all sizes have to ensure that personal data stays private. This includes data on the following personal details, IP addresses, and anything that could be used to directly or indirectly identify an individual. It is also worth noting that for charities, information around race, religion, ethnicity, political opinions, or age is considered sensitive and should be protected.
Brexit means space for the existing framework to change, under the current legislation, the EU’s GDPR framework was considered under the UK’s Data Protection Act (DPA). however, with Brexit now in full force, the country has an opportunity to amend existing laws. For charities, it’s important to get up to speed on GDPR and keep ahead of possible developments.
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