Charities will still have to adhere to EU data protection standards despite Brexit vote
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Charities will still have to adhere to EU data protection standards despite Brexit vote

28 Jun 2016 | Hugh Radojev

Charities in the UK will have to adhere to data protection standards that are the “equivalent” of new European Union rules, despite last week’s referendum result, according to the ICO and Direct Marketing Association.

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Charities will still have to adhere to EU data protection standards despite Brexit vote

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