GDPR - 5 years on

GDPR - 5 years on

GDPR - 5 years on

GDPR came into effect in the EU on 25 May 2018.

To mark five years of GDPR in the UK, we take a look back at five key recent developments and guidance in the sector:

1. “ICO25”

Last summer the ICO issued its strategy plan for reforming UK data protection laws over the next three years. Read our update here.

2. International Data Transfers

Following the UK’s exit from the EU, the ICO have issued updated Guidance on International Data Transfers. The regulator issued “adequacy regulations” in favour of certain countries. Read our update here.

3. Online Safety Bill

Driven partly over concern with children’s online safety, the government have proposed legislation dealing with OFCOM regulation of Internet services. Read our update here.

4. AI

With the rapid emergence of new advanced AI tech this year (for example ChatGPT) new guidance has been issued to businesses dealing with AI. Read our update here.

5. UK Data Bill 2

The government propose to “streamline” the UK’s data regime. Read our update here.

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