Guidance Notes for GDPR Privacy Policies and Privacy Notices

Privacy Information Guidance Notes

BS.DAT.PRIV.GN.01

One of the key principles of the GDPR is transparency. Closely linked with this is the Right to be Informed. Individual data subjects must be given certain pieces of key information about your collection, processing, and holding of their personal data and must be given that information in a clear, plain, concise, and easily-accessible way.

Given the sheer weight of the privacy information required, providing it to individuals in a manner that is easy to digest can be a daunting task. Designed to be read alongside our Privacy Policy and Privacy Notice templates, these Guidance Notes have been designed to explain the requirements set down by the GDPR in more detail, as well as providing some essential tips on practical compliance.

We also answer a common question asked by our customers: what is the difference between a Privacy Policy and a Privacy Notice? In short, the terms mean exactly the same thing. Here at Simply-Docs we use the terms to differentiate between “online” and “offline”. Both, however, provide the same required privacy information.

These Privacy Information Guidance Notes contain the following clauses:

Introduction
1. The Information Required
2. Background - The Right to be Informed
3. Exceptions
4. Drafting Privacy Information - Language
5. Dealing with Change
6. Dealing with Other Organisations
7. Artificial Intelligence - Automated Decision-Making
8. Conclusions

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