Don’t Forget to Look For Any “Surprises” In Unexpected Places as You Plan For GDPR Compliance. Love This Article! (And not just because we score a mention!)

The following appears on CMSwire.com

By Erika Morphy – Find Me A Gift is an online retailer of gifts that is based in the UK. If ever there were a company that would be subject to the GDPR it would be an organization like Find Me A Gift and indeed the company has been diligently preparing for the regulation.

Yet during a data analysis it was still surprised by what it found — metadata referring to warehouse staff, for example. “This was imbedded in our system and held staff details that had worked with us since our system was launched, some 10 years ago,” said Logistics and Operation Manager Tim Stevens.

“This data was utilized to calculate an average pick/pack rate by staff members in our warehouse using their personal sign-in details. The data held personal information of staff that had been registered on our system.” The task now is to remove all the personal references to staff from the company’s history, he said. And going forward, Stevens added, they’ll be anonymizing any future data held.”


Click here to read the rest


About PaperCut Software
Around the world, workplaces are wrestling with printing costs and print management complexity. PaperCut is solving those problems, one workplace at a time. Since 1998, PaperCut has helped 50 million users in 175 countries save trillions of pages of paper. With PaperCut in their print environment, IT managers solve their nagging print problems once and for all. How? Its two software solutions – PaperCut MF and PaperCut NG – are cross-platform and vendor neutral. That means they work with any printer and any operating system. Plus, both solutions feature ground-breaking technology such as mobility print, secure print release, and rich reporting tools. Businesses of all shapes, sizes and industry benefit from the control, security and financial and environmental savings that PaperCut software was built for. Learn more at www.papercut.com.


Is GDPR Y2K All Over Again PaperCut CEO Chris Dance Compares the 2 and Offers 5 Tips for Making GDPR a Positive Workplace Experience