The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), emerging technologies and UK organisations : awareness, implementation and readiness

Addis, C ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0281-9442 and Kutar, MS ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1176-8413 2018, The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), emerging technologies and UK organisations : awareness, implementation and readiness , in: UKAIS 2018 : The 23rd UK Academy for Information Systems (UKAIS) International Conference, 19th-21st March 2018, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

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Abstract

The GDPR will be enforceable in May 2018 and its impact is expected to be significant, both in Europe and outside Europe. To date, many UK organisations are still unaware of the new legislation, with most still focused on the first implementation stage. A high number of organisations are expected not to be GDPR compliant, and therefore potentially liable to high sanctions. This paper draws upon research on the GDPR and organisations in the UK, carried out in 2017. The research intended to explore the relation between the GDPR and emerging technologies, and the impact of the new legislations on adopters of emerging technologies. The study aimed to understand knowledge, implementation and impact of the new legislation, its relation to emerging technologies and its future in the UK, particularly considering the impact of Brexit. The research results can help to understand the current state of awareness and implementation of the new data protection legislation in the UK.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Schools: Schools > Salford Business School
Journal or Publication Title: UK Academy for Information Systems Conference Proceedings 2018
Publisher: UKAIS – UK Academy for Information Systems
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Depositing User: Chiara Addis
Date Deposited: 15 Apr 2021 07:43
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2021 10:51
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/60051

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