The GDPR is Europe’s new framework for data protection laws – it replaces the previous 1995 data protection directive, which current UK law is based upon.
The EU’s GDPR website says the legislation is designed to “harmonise” data privacy laws across Europe as well as give greater protection and rights to individuals. Within the GDPR there are large changes for the public as well as businesses and bodies that handle personal information, which we’ll explain in more detail later.
After publication of GDPR in the EU Official Journal in May 2016, it will come into force on May 25, 2018. The two year preparation period has given businesses and public bodies covered by the regulation to prepare for the changes
We have checked whether we comply with the the requirement’s and to quote”… we have a good grasp of the main changes.”.
Basically you have a right to know what information we hold about you in our Database and, whilst this can be checked easily via the Forms used on this website, we can provide written confirmation by email if required. There will be a standard £10 for this service.
You can also request that all information we hold is updated or deleted and confirmation that this has been done.
If you would like to know what information we hold and/or require it deleting please send an email to: GDPR@photonews.org.uk. including your PayPal invoice details as proof of payment. Payment can be made in the Store.
The following are details of information we hold:
- Phone No
- Job Title
- Purchase History
The above is not comprehensive and does not apply to all applicants.