GDPR one year on: time for real estate to take stock

A year has passed since businesses were scrambling to prepare for the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), implemented in the UK by the Data Protection Act 2018.

While the sky didn’t cave in on 25 May 2018, the GDPR is no millennium bug: data protection is here to stay, irrespective of Brexit. As an industry handling large volumes of data relating to landlords, tenants, vendors, purchasers and investors, commercial real estate agents cannot afford to be complacent.

The fines are coming

The UK’s data protection regulator – the Information