No-deal Brexit - the data dilemma

No-deal Brexit - the data dilemma

Two urgent questions – does your business move data across borders and if so are you prepared for what could happen if the UK leaves the EU at the end of March without a deal?

The Direct Marketing Association (DMA), which represents a whole raft of data businesses, says any company that moves data between the UK and an EU country needs to be aware of what will change if we effectively sign out of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Europe’s data protection regime.

If we are going to continue to see data flowing freely across borders as now, we will need the EU to give us the kind of adequacy deal it has already granted to 12 other non-EU countries – but it isn’t clear how quickly that would happen.


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