GDPR: what fintech companies should do during the countdown

Posted by media on April 12, 2018 at 9:00 AM

The approval of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has created some opportunities and many challenges for banks and fintech companies alike. The idea behind this new legislation is that companies adopt a “safety from design” approach when developing their protection strategies and are more responsible with their customers.

So it doesn’t matter if you are a bank or a fintech company, preparation is the key to success. In this post, we offer some steps to follow before it is fully applied on 25 May.

This post is also available in Spanish.

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GDPR: what solutions do we provide for lawfully obtaining consent?

Posted by media on April 5, 2018 at 9:00 AM

When the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect on 25 May 2018, companies, freelances and institutions will be obliged to bring themselves up to date on this matter if they want to comply with these requirements.

One of the most important new requirements being introduced relates to the way in which the data controllers need to obtain the consent of the data subjects (the owners) in order to process their personal data and, above all, how to demonstrate that they have done so lawfully. 

In this post, we will give a brief summary of all the elements comprising consent and what solutions Signaturit is providing to help companies comply with the regulation on this specific point.

This post is also available in Spanish.

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GDPR: What implications does it have for FinTech companies?

Posted by media on April 3, 2018 at 9:00 AM

The General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 (GDPR) will be in full effect on 25 May and, although it is a European initiative, it may affect companies all over the world.

In this next post, we analyse the direct consequences that this Regulation will have on FinTech companies.

This post is also available in Spanish.

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GDPR: 6 lawful ways to process personal data

Posted by media on March 29, 2018 at 9:00 AM

Now that we’re just a couple of months away from the enforcement date of the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 of the European Parliament and the Council of 27 April 2016 (GDPR), companies, freelance professionals and public bodies need to adapt themselves to its legal requirements and principles, something which represents a significant challenge.

In the following post we look at the different principles laid out by the Regulation for the lawful processing of personal data.

This post is also available in Spanish.

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GDPR: when do you need explicit consent from your clients?

Posted by media on March 22, 2018 at 9:00 AM

When the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is directly applied throughout the European Union on the 25 May 2018, it will be necessary to obtain explicit consent from users to collect their personal data on certain occasions.

But what is explicit consent? In which specific cases does it need to be obtained? We resolve these questions about the GDPR (EU) 2016/679 and others in the following post.

This post is also available in Spanish.

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