Check to make sure you’re GDPR ready. Below is a basic GDPR readiness checklist to help you on your journey to becoming GDPR compliant. This simple checklist is meant to determine your compliancy with major GDPR points, and may not cover very specific topics related to your company.

  • Know what data is collected
  • Know which tools, software, and companies process the collected data
  • Have a data life cycle plan
    • Know how to store data
    • Know when to delete data
  • Provided customers with clear contact information to discuss company data and privacy policies
  • Explained to customers when, how, and why data is collected and processed
  • Have opt-in and opt-out processes in place
    • Explained what it means to opt-in or opt-out
    • Have a way to record when a customer opts-in
    • Have made it as easy to opt-out as it was to opt-in
  • If the customer requests, have a process in place to:
    • Provide the customer their personal data
    • Transfer the customer’s data to another system
    • Restrict the processing of data for a given period of time
    • Correct the customer’s data
    • Delete all data concerning a customer
    • Stop profiling the customer’s data
    • Stop processing the customer’s data
  • Know who to contact and what to do in case of a data breach