Are you a data processor or a data controller?

Do you know who your data subjects are? And what about your legal bases for processing personal data?

The GDPR will arrive May 2018, bringing with it a number of terms and legal definitions. There’s a lot to learn over the next few months for the in-house recruitment community, and becoming familiar with the GDPR key terms is a good starting point for many organisations.

We’ve put together this simple infographic to introduce six of the common key terms you’ll likely hear in relation to the GDPR.

And for a more in-depth look at preparing for the new legislation, do visit our in-house recruitment GDPR Hub to learn more…

GDPR key terms infographic

Find out more

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GDPR: What on earth should you do first?

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About the author

Tristan Potter

Tristan has a decade's worth of experience writing content and copy for organisations across Bristol and the Southwest of England. He has written on a diverse range of topics, including technology, philosophy, politics, and recruitment. His writing has appeared in The Drum, HR Grapevine, and The Guardian, among other publications. He joined Hireserve in March 2022.