Legal Responsibilities for website owners
Owning a website in the UK comes with certain responsibilities. This is never the most thrilling part of setting up your website but is a necessary one all the same. Being aware of your obligations is the first step in understanding and being compliant with the law.
There are certain laws relating to handling of personal data that are often referred to as “GDPR” after the EU regulation that is officially called the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679.
Don’t be fooled though, this regulation’s requirements will continue regardless of UK being part of EU. The UK’s Information Commissioners Office (ICO) confirms this in the Data Protection Act 2018.
Your company needs to be compliant with GDPR right now
Depending upon the method and extent to which you handle and store personal data about your customer or other individuals, your company will need to:
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