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    Everything may have changed but the GDPR is still here

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    Corporate Partner Alexander Egerton examines the need for businesses to comply with GDPR as the coronavirus pandemic pushes them online.

    Corporate Partner Alexander Egerton comments in The Robotics Law Journal.

    The pandemic has challenged how organisations win and retain business and employ their staff. Few businesses can switch back to their February 2020 model. Even if they could, many now see viable opportunities, which, without the pandemic, they may never have been made aware.

    Some of these businesses may not have considered the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) implications of these revolutionary changes. There are two major shifts to come out of the pandemic for businesses: no longer relying on offices or central paper records to interact with their customers, and employing their staff remotely. Put simply, the business’ IT network is the new office.

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