Preparing For GDPR

Providing you with an expert team and knowledge to guide and prepare you through every step of the GDPR journey for complete security.

Why preparing for GDPR matters 

It brings tougher regulations for ALL organisations processing the personal records of EU citizens and considerably harsher penalties for non-compliance. 

GDPR mandates considerably tougher penalties than the DPA – organisations found in breach can expect administrative fines of up to 4% of annual global turnover or $20M (£17.75m), whichever is greater. 

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GDPR summary of changes

  • The definition of personal data is broader, bringing more data into the regulated scope
  • The rules for obtaining valid consent have been changed
  • Mandatory data protection impact assessments have been introduced
  • Data processors share responsibility – not just the data controller
  • There are new requirements for data portability
  • Consent will be necessary for processing children’s data
  • There are new requirements for handling data breaches
  • Data subjects have the right to be forgotten
  • Data processors share responsibility – not just the data controller
  • Processes must be built on the principle of privacy by design
  • Some companies will have to appoint a Data Protection Officer (DPO)
  • There are new restrictions on international data transfers

How we get you GDPR compliant


We conduct data protection impact assessments to determine your current position and what you need

Prevention & Monitoring

We deploy data breach prevention and monitoring solutions to keep you safe and in control

Advance Faster

We supply training and education to stimulate organisational learning around data security

GDPR management

We implement GDPR management policies and procedures for assured control and compliance.

Managed Services

We offer GDPR managed services with on-going solutions and professional management for sustained compliance.

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Proving GDPR compliance 

GDPR sets out a mechanism for organisations to prove they are demonstrating compliance, such as adopting the ISO27001 information security standard which will likely be joined by new trustmarks and other standards.

The level of compliance system required will vary significantly depending on your business operation and the volume of personal data being processed. 

However, given the potential costs of non-compliance, we believe every organisation needs a minimum capability in place to prove understanding of GDPR and that effective steps are in place to monitor and prove compliance.  

Have Office 365?

Quadris are Office 365 specialists and can get you and your office 365 ready for GDPR

 How to prepare for GDPR 

The ICO (Information Commissioner's Office) is responsible for overseeing compliance in the UK. A good practice "Getting Ready for GDPR" resource can be found here. Readiness actions are based around:


Accountability & Governance



Key Areas For Consideration



Individual Rights



Breach Notifcation



Transfer Of Data


 Solutions we use to prepare for GDPR 

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Get in touch

Any queries you have about our GDPR readiness services please get in touch, we will be pleased to hear from you.

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