On 25th May 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) come into force, representing the biggest update to UK data protection in 20 years.
But what does it mean for fleet managers?
Firstly, it can’t be ignored, as compliance is a statutory requirement. And, as most fleet managers deal with ‘personal data’, more widely defined under GDPR, they should understand how the changes affect them.
Despite its complexity, GDPR is an evolutionary change and so many operators should be able to adapt current data protection frameworks, rather than reinvent them. But there are some key differences.