The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been a long time in the making. After thousands of amendments, and years of discussion relating to its scope, the Regulation was adopted on 27th April 2016 and will come into force on 25th May, 2018.  

Equiniti’s GDPR services and solution overview is an end-to-end suite of legal consulting, solution delivery, training and support services which will help you on your path to compliance. There are two main phases to our approach:

Initial consulting and assessment using legal and business analysis expertise

Awareness of what GDPR is and the key components that your organisation needs to be aware of in relation to a roll out of the legislation on 25 May 2018. To do this we will provide:

  • A GAP analysis of your organisations current personal data policies and processes in relation to GDPR requirements
  • Identification of which processes need updated or created
  • Assistance with updating or authoring policies, procedures and privacy policies in relation to GDPR
  • Reporting
  • Manage, action and report on Subject Access Requests

We will achieve this by providing you with:

  • GDPR awareness at a practical level
  • Document gap analysis covering where you are now and where you need to go on your path to compliance
  • Guidance on policies and procedures
  • Understanding what is best practice
  • What technical solutions can be utilised to provide cost savings and tools to help you on your path to compliance across information management and GDPR

Technology Solution

Action an IT solution and a roadmap which can include:

  • Discovery- Personal Identifiable Information discovery and definition of data flows within the organisation
  • Control and protect- Deployment of Microsoft of HPE platforms to provide secure content management, Subject Access Requests and enterprise searches across multiple repositories
  • Report- Provision of an automated Subject Access Request  solution with reporting
  • Review- – provide new solutions to automate and report on the process of staying compliant
  • Training and support- Comprehensive platform training and support