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GDPR—implications for charity trustees

GDPR—implications for charity trustees
Published on: 19 April 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • GDPR—implications for charity trustees
  • What is the GDPR? Does it apply to charity trustees? Who else might it apply to? When does it come into force?
  • How will the GDPR affect charity trustees—in terms of recording and retaining donor information—and what additional obligations or duties apply compared to the existing law under DPA 1998?
  • How does the right to privacy affect some trustees’ conflicting obligations to record and disclose beneficial ownership information?
  • Are there any exclusions in the GDPR which may assist charity trustees in terms of compliance?
  • What actions should charity trustees take now and in the future in terms of compliance? (How will the GDPR affect a subject area request (SAR) made by a beneficiary following Dawson-Damer v Taylor Wessing LLP [2015] EWHC 2366 (Ch), 2015] All ER (D) 48 (Aug)?)

Article summary

Private Client analysis: With the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becoming enforceable in May 2018, what do charities need to do to ensure they are compliant? Duncan Milwain, consultant within the charities and social enterprise practice at Wrigleys Solicitors, discusses some of the issues. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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