24 February 2016

ARE YOU READY FOR THE NEW PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION?

Does your company - private or public - meet the requirements of the applicable personal data act, and are you ready for the new amendments?

Most companies process, store and transfer large amounts of personal data.
The present rules on processing of personal data are complex and will only be more complex when the new personal data regulation comes into force in 2018.

Horten offers to make a compliance check of your company where we will map your processing of personal data and assess whether you comply with legislation. This is the first step towards being ready for the new regulation.

You are welcome to contact us for more information on the compliance check and the requirements in this respect.

 

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