GDPR: Data protection overhaul hits small businesses
Are you fed up of emails from businesses imploring you to stay on their mailing list?
Spare a thought for the small firms navigating the biggest shake-up in data protection rules in 20 years.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on Friday - to cut a long and complicated story short, the new laws tighten up how companies gather data about you and how they use it.
The new rules bring in multiple changes - including the need for "genuine consent" with "positive opt-in" - hence all the emails to anyone on a mailing list.
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