GDPR overview



Guide to Data Protection – this document from the Information Commissioner’s Office covers the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as it applies in the UK.

GDPR FAQs for charities – a specific section from ICO covering the frequently asked questions of the General Data Protection Regulation.

Self-assessment toolkit – another tool from ICO, especially helpful to small/medium sized organisations. Many more resources on the subject are available on their website – i.e. guidance on consent, protecting children, personal data breaches, data protection impact assessments, etc.

Data protection and GDPR – an overview from NCVO/Knowhow and some general information on how to comply with GDPR.

How to remain GDPR compliant in 2019 (and beyond) – this post on the NCVO blog explores various practical steps that can be taken to help a charity maintain a robust data protection framework.

General data protection regulation – a guide for charities from the Charity Finance Group.

GDPR and data protection for charities – information from Civil Society.

GDPR briefings – the Fundraising Regulator‘s guidance, summaries of investigations, and publications for donors and fundraisers.

GDPR: the essentials for fundraising organisations – the Institute for Fundraising’s guide (in partnership with Bircham Dyson Bell) and overview of the rules and changes of the GDPR 2018 regulation.

Useful organisations/websites

Information Commissioner’s Office – the UK’s independent authority upholding information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals.

Institute of Fundraising – the professional membership body for UK fundraising.

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