On the 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulations come into force and the new rules bring substantial additional obligations for organisations.

With large fines up to 4% of turnover or €20 million liable, non-compliance is a risk that housing associations cannot afford to take. This timely new conference will clarify the specific implications of GDPR for housing associations and look in-depth at how to overcome the challenges of delivering GDPR in housing.

Join Paula Tighe, Information Governance Director, Wright Hassall for a session on "Interpreting GDPR for housing"

  • Making your way through the maze - 10 easy steps to compliance and mitigating risk
  • Developing technical and organisational measures to demonstrate compliance with GDPR
  • Delivering data protection by design and by default
  • Data privacy impact assessments – what they are and how to do them
  • Understanding the legal basis for processing in housing – consent is dead, long live
  • legitimate interests
  • Are you a data processor, what are your liabilities?
  • Supplier management - Updating contractual terms with outsourced data processors to ensure
  • compliance with GDPR
  • How to undertake a personal data audit, what resource is needed and how to establish the
  • legal basis for processing
  • Understanding changes to data retention and exploring likely legal grounds for retention of particular data that housing associations commonly require

About the speaker

Paula Tighe Partner

Paula is a qualified data protection professional and leads the trusted advisor information governance service.


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