New Law (from 25 May 2018)

The Data Protection (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2017 came into force on 25 May 2018. This page includes guidance, resources to assist organisations work towards compliance, links to the various pieces of legislation and links to other useful websites.

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Useful Links


European Commission – Data Protection – details of rules for the protection of personal data inside and outside the EU.
European Data Protection Board (EDPB) an independent European body, which contributes to the consistent application of data protection rules throughout the European Union, and promotes cooperation between the EU’s data protection authorities.
Article 29 Working Party – was an advisory body made up of a representative from the data protection authority of each EU Member State, the European Data Protection Supervisor and the European Commission. It ceased to exist on 25 May 2018, and was replaced by EDPB
UK ICO – GDPR pages – UK Information Commissioner’s Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
GDPR overview – Irish Data Protection Commissioner Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)