How does a CDP help with data compliance?

Data privacy is a hot topic these days, with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) enforcing stricter guidelines for the use of personal data for EU citizens and the forthcoming California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) offering stringent powers to consumers who feel that their personal data has been misused.

These data management regulations, and similar laws in countries like Australia, Japan and Brazil, are starting to put pressure on organizations to establish systems and processes that demonstrate the responsible use of customer data.

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86% of marketers believe that they need to collect as much information as they can on their customers

Survey shows that, with less than a year until GDPR comes into effect, marketers still feel the need to hoard customer data

10 May 2017, BRISTOL, UK: Nearly 9 out of 10 (86%) UK and US marketers believe that for maximum success they need to collect as much information as possible on their customers. This is despite the fast approaching General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which encourages marketers to prioritise customer privacy over mass data collection.

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The importance of ISO27001 compliance

Every week you’ll read a story about a company experiencing a data leak or breach. Often, with expensive repercussions. Needless to say, when it comes to the handling of business data, security and privacy is the watchword.

With this is mind, you want the confidence that your ‘data processor’ (someone who processes data on behalf of a ‘data controller’ – i.e. you) has controls in place to manage the security of such a vital business asset. This assurance comes in the form of an information security standard, known as ISO27001.

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