Clearview National May 2018 - Issue 198 - Page 12

PROUD SPONSOR OF INDUSTRY NEWS INDUSTRYNEWS OBITUARY BEWARE OF GDPR CONSULTANTS » » MAY 25TH SEES A NEW EU Regulation come into force, the General Data Protection Regulation, and it’s already causing confusion and panic within the business community. An army of consultants, advisors and groups have jumped on the band wagon, organising seminars and events that are often ill-informed, sometimes misleading and all-to- often designed to generate significant fees. Stefan Seidel It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing away of Stefan Seidel, managing director of profine UK Ltd, on Monday 26th March 2018. » » STEFAN WAS THE OPERATIONS manager of profine UK, until his promotion in 2014 to managing director and a true company man. A highly regarded industry professional, he brought with him considerable knowledge, expertise and a hands-on approach to the KÖMMERLING brand in the UK and Ireland. He will be sorely missed by many friends, associates and the industry as a whole. He was also a devoted and loving Father. www.mcinnescommunications.com 12 » M AY 2018 » CL EARVI E W- UK . C O M Andrew Scott, Managing Director of Insight Data, comments; “Despite the barrage of information, courses and so-called experts that have emerged, there is no official certification or accreditation for GDPR. Anyone with limited knowledge can put on a seminar and offer advice”. In practice, the principles of the GDPR are straightforward and the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) provides easy to understand and comprehensive guidance for businesses, via www.ico.org.uk Insight Data has been tracking developments on the GDPR since it was first proposed in 2012 and worked closely with the DMA (Direct Marketing Association) and data protection lawyers throughout the process. The company provides marketing data that helps companies target new customers. The data is collected, stored and processed to ensure it complies with the GDPR. www.insightdata.co.uk WARM EDGE EXPERT SIGNS UPTO GLAZING SUMMIT » » EDGETECH, THE WORLD’S LEADING warm-ed vR76W"Vf7GW&W"2&V6PFRFW7B&rR76"F6vWFFPvr7V֗B"Wr6fW&V6Rf FRVFrƖvG2bTfVW7G&F6֖rFFR7B( 2W&F6VG&P6ƖV#&BFRF&WfVBv'&rFvWFW"6V"fwW&W0g&F&VvWBFRGW7G'FF67W70Wr&GV7BFWfVVG2VW&vp'GVFW2BFRgWGW&RbFR6V7F"FRvRb'&WB6fVG'&6VBVFvWFV62&VvV@f"G2VW&r&RFRFWfVVB`v&VFvRFV6wvWfW"N( 26vFVǐ&W7V7FVBf"G2vƖvW72FF6RFR&vvW7@77VW2ffV7Frv72BvrB2R`FRG&frf&6W2&VBFRV&6F`vFrVW&w&Fw2vfVG2VVFW&W7BFRgWGW&RbFPGW7G'Bv2WfF&RFRf&vVBW&RFRvr7V֗B26琦F&V7F"6&2FW'6W3( VFvWFV62v2&VVffVBFP&rFV&FW26rTv72BvrvP7G&vǒ&VƖWfRFBv^( fRvB&W76&ƗGFVG&fRFRGW7G'f'v&B2vR( Чwwrvw7V֗B6VF6WG0wwrVFvWFV6r6V