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The Slippery Slope of Data Protection

27 February 2017 | Updated 01 January 1970

The networking event that is FMCentral will take to the slopes at The Snow Centre, Hemel Hempstead, for the March 22 event.

Speakers will raise awareness of the forthcoming updates to the EU Data Protection Regulations.

If you manage any form of data for marketing purposes or staffing needs, this event is a must.


Speakers include:

  • Matthew Holman, Principal and SCL (Society for Computers and Law) Accredited IT Lawyer from EMW Law who will be taking attendees through the updates to the Data Protection Act 1998 – now called the (GDPR) General Data Protection Regulations – and how this change in the law regarding electronic communications and personal data affects businesses.
  • Jonathan Lane, Director and Pete Stevens, Associate from SR Consulting will provide an overview of some of the practical issues firms will need to consider in to see whether they are currently complying with the law or need to make some changes now or in the near future for GDPR.
  • Ian Brown, MD and Peter Gillespie, Snow Sports Manager from The Snow Centre will be taking networkers through the challenges his team faces in running such an unusual sports centre.

Karen Moule, Co-founder of FMCentral, said: “Data is such an integral part of our lives; whether as a holder of data for our businesses, on behalf of clients - or even other companies holding data about us! With huge potential fines for those that don’t comply with the law, I think we all owe it to ourselves to be informed – to protect ourselves, our businesses and our clients."

The event will take place on Wednesday March 22, at The Snow Centre, St Albans Hill, Hemel Hempstead HP3 9NH 6:00pm to 8.30pm.

If you’d like to attend or invite colleagues along, visit for the booking form

Article written by Cathryn Ellis | Published 27 February 2017


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