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GDPR Portal sponsors The Law Society’s GDPR conference

April 2018 – GDPR Portal is delighted to be a sponsor of the ‘Get Data Protection Ready: Down to the wire’ event being hold on Tuesday 17th April 2018.

With just a few weeks left till the GDPR comes into force, The Law Society wants to support its members as they enter the final phase of compliance preparations and help answer any last-minute questions members may have.

GDPR Portal is The Law Society’s endorsed partner for GDPR and is delighted to sponsor this important event.

The event is fully booked however information on the agenda can be viewed here at The Law Society website.

GDPR Portal partners with The Law Society

April 2018 – GDPR Portal is delighted to announce that it is an Endorsed Partner of The Law Society.

The Law Society exists to represent, promote and support all solicitors, so they in turn can help their clients. It partners with trusted, quality assured and relevant partners to provide essential services for the legal profession.

GDPR Portal has been selected as The Law Society’s endorsed partner for GDPR. Please click here to go to The Law Society website for more information.

Law Society president Joe Egan said: “We are very pleased to be able to endorse GDPR Portal for the provision of GDPR compliance services to law firms. Throughout the endorsement process, we have been consistently impressed with the quality and standards presented. The endorsement is designed to bring additional membership benefits and assists Law Society members in making informed choices when purchasing business or lifestyle services and products.”.

Ben Grey, the Founder of GDPR Portal commented “We are delighted to be partnering with The Law Society to help its members comply with GDPR. GDPR Portal will provide them with a highly effective yet cost effective way to manage the compliance process.”.

To read the press release click here.

GDPR Portal to present at ICAEW’s ‘Living with GDPR’ event

April 2018 – GDPR Portal has been invited by the London and East regional team at ICAEW to present at their event on April 19th.

ICAEW is the professional membership organisation that promotes, develops and supports over 147,000 chartered accountants worldwide.

The London and East regional team has invited GDPR Portal’s founder Ben Grey to present at their forthcoming event entitled ‘Living with GDPR’ to be held at Metro Bank in Southampton Row, London.

Ben will be joined in his presentation by Louise Marshall of Spring Law who is a CIPP/E GDPR and Privacy Specialist.

The event is fully booked however ICAEW members who want to register for the waiting list can do so by following the instructions on the event page – https://events.icaew.com/pd/9842/

GDPR Portal to present at the PIMFA GDPR Conference

March 2018 – GDPR Portal has been invited by PIMFA to present at PIMFA’s GDPR Conference.

The Personal Investment Management and Financial Advice Association (PIMFA) is the UK’s leading trade association for firms that provide investment management and financial advice to everyone from individuals and families to charities, pension funds, trusts and companies.

PIMFA has invited GDPR Portal’s founder Ben Grey to present at PIMFA’s GDPR Conference being held on Thursday March 22nd at the offices of Clyde & Co in the City of London.

Ben will be joined in his presentation, entitled “How a PIMFA member is approaching GDPR” by the Chief Information Officer of a prestigious wealth management firm which is using GDPR Portal to manage the GDPR compliance process.

GDPR Portal partners with The Association of International Accountants (AIA)

February 2018 – GDPR Portal is partnering with the AIA to educate their members about GDPR and to make the members aware of the benefits of using GDPR Portal.

Following GDPR Portal’s highly successful webinar with ICAEW the AIA approached GDPR Portal to provide a similar webinar to the AIA’s global member network in over 80 countries worldwide.

Sharon Gorman, AIA Head of Development, commented “As an association we are fully committed to providing our members with the most up to date practical information in order for them to be fully compliant with the upcoming GDPR in May. In order to achieve this we have partnered with GDPR Portal who we believe have all of the relevant technical expertise on hand to guide businesses through this potential regulatory minefield.”

The webinar will be held on Thursday March 15 at 12.00 GMT and is free for all AIA members. To reserve your place call: +44 (0)191 493 0273 or email: faye.savory@aiaworldwide.com .

GDPR Portal to exhibit at the ICO Data Protection Practitioners’ Conference

February 2018 – GDPR Portal has been invited by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) to exhibit at the ICO’s Data Protection Practitioners’ Conference to be held on 9 April 2018 in Manchester.

GDPR Portal founder Ben Grey to speak at Legalex 2018

February 2018 – GDPR Portal will be exhibiting at Legalex 2018 on March 21-22 and Ben Grey will be speaking on ‘How to prepare for GDPR’.

Legalex, held at Excel Exhibition Centre in London, is the UK’s first, largest and fastest growing legal event specifically designed to help the most ambitious law firms grow and the most progressive legal professionals develop.

GDPR Portal partners with The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)

January 2018 – GDPR Portal is partnering with ICAEW to be part of the Institute’s GDPR awareness programme for its members.

ICAEW has stated that GDPR will have a major impact on ICAEW members when it comes into effect on 25th May 2018 and has advised them to prepare for the changes that are coming. Many ICAEW members, even if they have a theoretical understanding of the requirements of GDPR, may find it difficult to start the practical steps required for a successful GDPR compliance project. ICAEW technical experts have recognised that GDPR Portal’s framework and functionality will be beneficial to ICAEW members in tackling the challenge of preparing for GDPR.

GDPR Portal and ICAEW will be hosting a webinar for ICAEW members on 6th February 2018 which will demonstrate GDPR Portal’s functionality and how it will help members with the compliance process. Please click here to go to the ICAEW website for more information.

Mark Taylor, ICAEW Technical Innovation Manager, commented “The Institute takes GDPR very seriously and will be ensuring that our members do so as well. We believe that GDPR Portal will be of assistance in helping our members with the not inconsiderable challenge of complying with this new regulation.”.

Ben Grey, the Founder of GDPR Portal added “We are delighted to be partnering with ICAEW to help its members comply with GDPR. GDPR Portal will provide them with a highly effective yet flexible and low-cost way to manage the compliance process.”.

MyLife Digital selects GDPR Portal for its GDPR compliance project

November 2017 – The MyLife Digital Group operates in the Personal Information Management Services (PIMS) sector, one of the fastest growing and most dynamic sectors in the UK (and global) economy. Group companies, which include Consentric, Insight and Wood for Trees, have an established, and growing, base of analytics services clients and considerable data science and sector expertise.

MyLife Digital has selected GDPR Portal for its internal GDPR compliance programme. Holly Walker, Compliance Manager at MyLife Digital said “We decided to use GDPR Portal because of its user-friendly interface that is 100% tailored to capture how our business handles data under GDPR. It provides us with the ability to show our data landscape in a clear dashboard-style view in whichever perspective is needed, by data category, data collection method or where the data is stored.”.

GDPR Portal launches its innovative cloud-based solution that will help organisations comply with the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

October 2017 – We are pleased to announce the launch of GDPR Portal, a cloud-based solution that provides small and medium-sized organisations with a cost-effective way to manage their compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation. GDPR Portal enables organisations to record of all aspects of how they processes Personal Data. In the event of an inspection by the Regulator or a legal challenge then they will be able to produce evidence of what they have done to comply with GDPR.