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Finishing line for GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018—the pensions impact

Finishing line for GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018—the pensions impact
Published on: 24 May 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Finishing line for GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018—the pensions impact
  • What is the background to the GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018?
  • What is the pensions impact of the GDPR?
  • Does the Data Protection Act 2018 help?
  • Processing of sensitive personal data without member consent
  • Restrictions on data subject’s rights
  • Charges payable to ICO
  • What are the implications for pension lawyers?

Article summary

Pensions Analysis: The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which raises the bar to increase protection for individuals' personal data, finally comes into force on 25 May 2018. The Data Protection Act 2018, which received Royal Assent on 23 May 2018, implements permitted GDPR derogations into UK law and repeals the Data Protection Act 1998 (subject to a couple of minor exceptions). Derogations contained in the Act have a limited impact of the application of the GDPR in a pensions context. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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