Bimbo Banter


How to Inform Your Employees About the Implications of GDPR


  • Trends
  • May 31, 2018
  • by Spaeth Communications

Gdpr

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the European regulation drastically changing how companies collect and track everyone’s data. There are scores of articles about it – and that’s the problem. There’s too much information! How should you inform and enlist your employees?

We recommend setting up a dedicated email address where employees can share the various and often sneaky examples they find. Those examples can then be used when you share short, repetitive paragraphs that educate employees over time. Include links to occasional articles, like this one to start.

What should your first message to employees say? Here’s a suggestion:

Have you noticed you’re getting more messages popping up with questions about the sender’s advertising policies? You’ve been tempted just to delete them, haven’t you? We’ve been doing that, too. But it’s very risky. Reason No. 1: Some companies are taking your continued access to their website as acceptance of their policies to collect and sell your data.

Take the time to look at those messages. And – send them to us at [insert dedicated email] and we’ll share them weekly.



You May Also Like


Erlbw3d0
03.19.19

Celebrating 55 Years of “The World of Henry Orient”

Today is a special day for me. It’s the anniversary of the release of “The World of Henry Orient,” the movie I did with Peter Sellers and Angela Lansbury. Just five years ago, I was back on the… more 

8325104250 3732199178 o (1)
12.05.18

Amazon’s HQ2: The Real Winners and Losers

Amazon’s recent announcement of its HQ2 sites created quite the buzz and left other cities feeling like big losers. However, some city officials still won with their post-announcement communication – others, not so much. Winner – Dallas How… more 

Richard s. fuld, jr. at world resources institute forum
09.14.18

Lehman Brothers—Ten Years Later—One Eternal Lesson to Remember

News outlets and commentaries are talking about the tenth anniversary of Lehman Brothers’ bankruptcy, an event that many experts believe pushed the U.S. into the worst recession since the Depression. Analysts are again debating the wisdom of the… more 


Back to Top