• The Data Protection Act 2018 supplements the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which, as an EU Regulation, has full effect in UK law.

  • GDPR replaces both the EU’s Data Protection Directive (95/46/EC) and the UK’s Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA).

  • GDPR controls how personal information is used by organisations, businesses or the Government.

  • The Data Protection Authority (DPA) in the UK is the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

  • The Regulation sets out the circumstances in which an organisation must designate a Data Protection Officer (DPO). Data Protection Officers

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