I want to thank Stephan Chandler-Garcia for speaking last night at our London Salesforce Marketing User Group Meetup. The topics of GDPR, EU Data Protection Directive, Data Protection Act, and the Privacy & Electronic Communications Regulations doesn’t get old, especially when using Salesforce Marketing Cloud!
As a primer, please read: GDPR Compliance Process – Checklist for Companies
Also thanks to Accenture and co-leader Kerry Townsend for organising a great venue (with drinks & pizza!)
In this meet-up, Stephan pointed out several additional complications for UK firms in particular:
1) GDPR is a European initiative. The UK will first be part of that, for a while. After that, upon Brexit, this legislation will be replaced by a UK regulation, which may be more stringent. This UK legislation is still being developed.
NOTE: In his talk, there is one correction: HIPPA is the title for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. We apologise for any confusion that may have resulted during his talk.
After a short well-deserved break, we held a 20 minute Q&A session.