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#AskTheExpert: How Can You Still Market in the New GDPR World?

January 25 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm


This FREE #AskTheExpert workshop, fully funded by the ERDF, is to find out if your business is compliant with GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018.

We are all tired of hearing about GDPR and its implications but businesses must be compliant and must understand its implications. So what is the reality of GDPR for your business?

South Coast Data Protection Consultants will provide an overview on the requirements for compliance with GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018.

This will include:

  • the data protection principles, what they mean and how they apply to organisations;
  • how organisations can demonstrate that they comply with the principles;
  • what is valid consent;
  • how to satisfy the accountability principle (proving it);
  • retention of personal data.

The workshop will also cover Subject Access Requests, Data Protection Impact Assessments and the requirement to report data protection breaches to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and the data subject.

In addition, the workshop will look at marketing and the Privacy and Electronic Communication Regulations 2003 and the introduction of the new EPrivacy legislation that is due towards the end of 2018/2019.

The session will end with a Q&A so a perfect opportunity to ask all your questions.

Our #AskTheExpert

South Coast Data Protection Consultants (SCDPC)

SCDPC assist organisations in complying with data protection legislation including the GDPR, the Data Protection Act 2018 and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003. We provide data protection audits, compliance reviews, advice, training, consultancy services and we write policies and procedures.


If you are registered as a sole trader, please could you bring a letter from HMRC (with your UTR number on), if you have not provided this already.

GetSet for Growth is a specialist service supporting businesses with the ambition and potential to grow and create jobs. It focuses on addressing the two biggest barriers to growth: access to customers and access to finance and offers a mixed programme of workshops, masterclasses, 1:1 advice and mentoring, delivered by teams of finance and marketing experts.


The Dorset Business Growth Partnership is designed to help any Dorset county-based SME become more competitive. Dedicated strands of activity will include pre-start and start-up support, improving companies’ digital capabilities, management and leadership skills and scope for internationalisation. Access to finance will be delivered through grants and loans alongside advice, mentoring, training and events.
The three-year SME Competitiveness programme to be run until March 2020, funded by the European Regional Development Fund, is led by WSX Enterprise and the Dorset Growth Hub with a range of support partners.
The main consortium partners are as follows:
WSX (Lead partner)
The Arts Development Company
Silicon South
YTKO (incl. Outset & GetSet for Growth)
The Partnership includes the following Local Authorities: North Dorset, Christchurch and East Dorset, Weymouth & Portland, West Dorset, Bournemouth Borough Council (Accountable Body), Borough of Poole, and Dorset County Council.
The beneficiaries of the project are SMEs in the Dorset LEP geographical area from eligible ERDF sectors. The delivery plan has been developed in close consultation with all partners, links to and supports the Dorset LEP ESIF strategy and also addresses the issues identified by the Dorset business community as part of the Dorset LEP ESIF consultation process.


GetSet for Growth
0800 756 0811


The Enterprise Hub
63 Darracott Rd
Southbourne, BH5 2AY
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  • Accelerating Dorset's digital economy
  • Silicon South is an ambitious not-for-profit organisation
  • The best place for digital and creative organisations to thrive
  • Accelerating Dorset's digital economy

  • Silicon South is an ambitious not-for-profit organisation dedicated to accelerating the digital economy in Dorset – one of the fastest growing creative and digital hubs in Europe.

  • We deliver projects, manage investment, nurture new talent, and encourage cross-industry collaboration to make Dorset the best place for digital and creative organisations to thrive.