Blog: Comply with GDPR or risk a £17.5m fine

Data protection jigsaw puzzle

The GDPR replaces the Data Protection Act and affects all UK companies who process or store personal information, meaning brokers will have to sit up and take notice. It’s focused on looking after the privacy and rights of the individual, and based on the premise that consumers and data subjects should have knowledge of what data is held about them, how it’s held, how it's used and other information that the Data Protection Act did not demand. The main differences between the GDPR and the D