. https://www.endpointprotector.com/blog/data-protection-uk-post-brexit/
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After months of intense negotiations, the UK and the EU have reached a deal for the UK’s exit from the European Union or, as it’s more commonly known, Brexit. However, to gain approval, the 585-page withdrawal agreement must still earn a vote from the British parliament as well as one from the European Parliament prior to the UK’s departure from the EU on 29 March 2019. With both the public and members of the UK Parliament skeptical of the agreement, the risk is growing that the UK will either exit the EU without a deal or it will have to seek an extension of the negotiation period from the EU. But what does this all mean for data protection and how will it affect UK businesses’ GDPR compliance? Let’s find out! The GDPR Post-Brexit. Data protection in the UK currently falls under the incidence of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which has been adopted into the UK’s national legislation through the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA). READ MORE