Applied Releases General Data Protection Regulation White Paper
February 22, 2018
Company supports brokers in remaining compliant under impending data protection legislation
Brighton, UK – 22 Feb 2018 – Applied Systems today announced the release of its white paper, Understanding the General Data Protection Regulation: A Guide to Prepare Your Business. The white paper examines the European Union’s new data protection framework that will come into effect on 25 May 2018. The white paper delves into the complexities of the new General Data Protection Regulation, and how businesses and other commercial activities will have to follow strict requirements concerning the processing of personal data.
GDPR will impact any organisation that processes personal data in connection with goods/services offered to an EU resident or monitoring the behaviour of persons within the EU. The GDPR strengthens individuals’ privacy rights by providing tighter limits on the processing of their personal data, significantly expanding the individual’s control and providing increased transparency into the nature and purpose of processing activities and how their data will be used.
“As the most significant piece of data protection legislation to date, it is critical that all businesses understand the General Data Protection Regulation to remain compliant,” said Jeff Purdy, senior vice president of International Operations. “With continued commitment to our customers, Applied has prepared this document to support our customers in understanding the new regulations and to provide assistance in preparing their organisations under the forthcoming requirements.”
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About Applied Systems
Applied Systems is the leading global provider of cloud-based software that powers the business of insurance. Recognised as a pioneer in insurance automation and the innovation leader, Applied is the world’s largest provider of agency and brokerage management systems, serving customers throughout the United States, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, and the United Kingdom. By automating the insurance lifecycle, Applied’s people and products enable millions of people around the world to safeguard and protect what matters most.