ESAE played a crucial role in setting up this event, as one of our proud members will be used as a practical case study during this event.
Whatever the status of your readiness for the introduction of the new data protection regulation, this session is of relevance to your organisation. It will cover clear steps on what you need to do to conform with the new rules, and will also present a practical case study by Mayer Brown, which has developed a methodology to assist associations in addressing the challenges of compliance in a cost effective way.
Why is the GDPR relevant to EU Associations?
Because in the course of your daily activities, associations collect and process personal data; from your employees and staff, your members and the individuals attending your conferences and events. Associations often conduct what are considered to be “direct marketing activities”, inviting people to subscribe to newsletters and other communications. The collection and processing of personal data, which is vital to the functioning of an EU association, must comply with the new GDPR Regulation. Some of the new requirements include (depending on the circumstances): conducting data protection impact assessments, appointing a data protection officer, keeping records of data processing activities, notifying data breaches to the Data Protection Authority within 72 hours, and much more. The GDPR introduces new and significant sanctions for non-compliance. Fines can amount to millions of Euros.
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This session is free of charge. A light lunch is kindly provided by our hosts, Mayer Brown Europe.
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