GDPR Assessment
General Data Protection Regulation

Protect your business’ reputation with a GDPR Assessment from QMS International

Ensure you meet legal obligations when it comes to processing and holding the personal data of individuals residing both in the UK and the European Union.

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What is GDPR Assessment?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force in May 2018. It requires organisations to make a number of changes to the way they manage the personal information of EU Citizens. No longer can we issue opt out emails and presume that silence is consent – companies will need to be able to prove that they have been granted permission to use the data they hold. And that is just the beginning.

Any person will also have the right to challenge a company about the information they hold – and they have the right to be forgotten – this means call recordings, CCTV footage, email trails, anything that can be counted as evidence of the existence of an individual must be removed.

The GDPR assessment combines training and gap analysis, with practical exercises to help ensure our clients are equipped with the tools and knowledge required to secure personal information in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation– ensuring that the risk of fines is significantly reduced.

If you want to understand what the impact of the regulation will mean for your organisation and ensure you are aligned with the requirements, then you should consider the GDPR Assessment offered by QMS International.

These are just some of the benefits you will experience with the GDPR Assessment delivered by QMS International.

Like with all the services we offer, we focus on making the process of achieving compliance with the GDPR as cost-effective as possible – while also ensuring the process remains straight forward and easy to understand so that you are confident in what you are doing by the time we leave your organisation.

Here are the top benefits of using the GDPR Assessment framework:

  1. Minimised risks – We will conduct an in-depth Gap Analysis of your existing processes. This will help to identify any potential risks or breaches, where fines could be incurred, ensuring processes are more aligned with the regulation

  2. Improved data management – During the GDPR Assessment we will complete data mapping exercises with you and your team so you have greater control over, and awareness of, the data you hold, who it is shared with, and what you need to do to protect it

  3. Greater ability to manage risks during projects – We will show you how to complete a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA), this is important because it will help you to identify personal data risks when managing existing projects or starting new ones

  4. Auditable document trail – GDPR stipulates that an organisation must be fair, transparent and lawful. This means having a document trail in place to demonstrate compliance when required. We can provide you with the necessary templates to help you achieve this

  5. Improved reputation – by gaining consent from customers before contacting them and by improving the way you manage data, you will increase confidence in your brand and reduce the risk of fines and subsequent reputational damage

  6. Improved staff awareness – we will provide your team with training on the new GDPR. Teaching them about the changes that will take place, what this means to their roles and what it means to your organisation – helping to ensure commitment is achieved at all levels throughout the organisation

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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How can QMS help your Business?

QMS gets your business set up for success:

Expert

Our team of consultants has provided GDPR assessments to clients ranging from SMEs to blue chip organisations across a broad spectrum of verticals and industries.

Affordable

Our processes add value at every stage, without taking up unwarranted management time. We commit to providing you with the best possible value for money – including a price promise from the outset, along with the ability to stagger payments at no extra cost.

Simple

We make the process as smooth and uncomplicated as possible, and ensuring you get the training and advice that works for you.

How have businesses benefited from GDPR Assessment?

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    Inspirational!

    Had two consultations; ISO 27001 and ISO 45001 - I found both consultations to be insightful, educational, and also inspirational. We have vastly improved the way we do things as a result from both consultants being so helpful in leading us towards to positive changes, and continual improvement.
    Dominique Brown, Health & Safety and Compliance Manager . Tanks & Pipeworks Group

    Professional 5 Star product from a 5 Star company, highly recommend QMS.

    The service provided by QMS is of a very high standard, fully compliant with what is required by the standards set. Throughout the process, the management and support given was professional, timely and accurate. Thank you to [the Consultants] for the professionalism provided in gaining ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 for my company. Looking forward to the audits.
    Steve Jackson, Director . Tanks & Pipeworks Group

3 Steps to Certification

With the help of QMS, the certification process can take as little as 45 days to complete

    Gap Analysis

    A QMS Consultant will visit your Organisation to review and document your current processes and procedures, highlighting any areas that do not meet the requirements of the Standard.

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    Implementation

    Now its time to make sure any required process or procedural changes are made, as highlighted in the Review. QMS can provide templates to assist you in doing this.

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    Certification

    An Auditor must now visit your Organisation to check that the documented processed are being followed and that the necessary changes have been made. Once they are satisfied, you will be rewarded with your certification.

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Once you have achieved certification the certification cycle will commence. This is made up of surveillance and re-certification audits, one of which must take place each year, around the anniversary of your certification. These visits confirm your continued compliance with the Standard and verify the validity of your certification.

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YOUR ALL-IN-ONE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM SOLUTION

QMS Connect delivers all the tools you need to achieve and maintain ISO compliance.

With simple navigation, real-time reporting and the ability to modify and update content on the go, QMS Connect keeps you in control. Accessible online via your computer, tablet or smartphone 24 hours a day, QMS Connect helps you manage your ISO Management System in real-time.

QMS Connect helps engage your teams, so that you can capture data that will drive business decisions – increasing repeat business, reducing customer complaints and ultimately saving you both time and money.

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GDPR Assessment RESOURCES

    Scheme Overview: GDPR Assessment

    Overview of the GDPR Assessment scheme

    Guide to ISO certification

    Why you should choose QMS to assist your business with ISO certification

    Guide to Information and Cyber Security

    A visual guide to the areas covered by each of the information security products

    A visual guide to the areas covered by each of the information security products

    Checklist for GDPR compliance

    This checklist covers the key areas that must be addressed in order to achieve compliance with the GDPR

    This checklist covers the key areas that must be addressed in order to achieve GDPR compliance

    Case Study: Codestone Group

    A real life case study of a company that had a GDPR Assessment

    A real life case study of a company that had a GDPR Assesment

    Is GDPR covered by ISO 27001?

    Understand the areas of the GDPR which are covered by ISO 27001 Certification

    Understand the areas of the GDPR which are covered by ISO 27001 Certification

    What Information Security Products are Available?

    The QMS International suite of information security products

    The QMS International suite of information security products

    QMS International Company Profile

    Find out about QMS, our achievements and some of our clients

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