If you work at small business, the chances that you have the tools you need to do your job properly is quite low, so how can you ensure the standards of privacy are being met? In his new blog post, Adam Ford what the GDPR is, how it affects all businesses, steps the business needs to take as a whole to correct any current violations and stresses the importance of being transparent with vendors, employees and your customer base.
- To ensure a small business is compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation, they need to account for all of their existing processes involving privacy.
- In addition, mapping and keeping good records is essential to handling these regulations.
- Finally, being upfront with both customers and employees is crucial to maintaining and fostering their trust.
“To avoid the issues large companies have run into, small businesses should review their existing data privacy practices, implement a data mapping exercise and openly communicate with customers and employees.”