Public Procurement and Property

New policy note on important changes to UK data protection legislation

April 23, 2018 by No Comments | Category Scottish Procurement, Scottish Procurement Policy Note

This policy note highlights important changes to UK data protection legislation which are expected to take effect in May 2018. Specifically, it deals with:

  • New data protection legislation (the General Data Protection Regulations, commonly known as GDPR) come into force on 25 May 2018.
  • Organisations will have to consider the impact on their procurement processes and new and existing contracts to ensure these are compliant with the new legislation as it comes into force.
  • This SPPN provides general information only about the change and highlights specific GDPR guidance about contracts issued by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

All Scottish Procurement Policy Notes can be found on our website.

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