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Demystifying the GDPR for NfP Organisations

Learn what you need to know about impending GDPR coming into force in May 2018. The General Data Protection Regulation will apply to organisations of all sizes, in all sectors, from 25th May 2018. The significant changes in the legislation are not something that you can ignore and you should be preparing now. It’s not all about IT security, it’s about looking after the information about your customers, clients and employees responsibly.

Date: Wednesday, 4 October 2017

Time: 12:00 - 14:00

Location: BTO Solicitors LLPOne Edinburgh Quay, Edinburgh, EH3 9QG


Paul Motion, Partner & Solicitor Advocate, BTO Solicitors LLP

Laura Irvine, Partner & Criminal Solicitor Advocate, BTO Solicitors LLP

Gordon Brewster, Performance Improvement Leader, ASI Europe

Jeremy Jalie, Performance Improvement Leader, ASI Europe


NfP organisations.


11:45am: Registration and coffee

12.00pm - 1:30pm: Seminar

1:30pm - 2.00pm: Buffet lunch and networking

From 2.00pm there is also an optional iMIS overview.


Free of charge. Places are limited to 2 executives from NfP organisations only.


Getting it wrong after May 2018 could result in fines of up to £17 Million or 4% of annual turnover, whichever is greater.

What you will learn:

  • Consent: When you need it and when you don’t
  • Fair Processing and Privacy Notices
  • Data Subject Rights: new and enhanced
  • The Accountability Principle
  • Joint Data Controllers and Data Processers
  • Enforcement: fines, compensation and more
  • Data Protection Officers

You will then be equipped to start your journey towards GDPR Compliance.

Advanced Solutions International (ASI) is a recognised global, industry thought leader that focuses on helping associations and not-for-profits increase operational and financial performance through the use of best practices, proven solutions, and ongoing client advisement.  Since 1991, ASI has served nearly 4,000 clients and millions of users worldwide, both directly and indirectly through a network of over 100 partners, and currently maintains corporate offices in the UK, USA, Canada, and Australia.

Get your copy of ASI’s new  Guide to Data Security Best Practices and Strategies here

To keep up-to-date with the latest GDPR news, see the BTO website

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