EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - 2016 EU regulation that was adopted to the EU’s data protection laws. One key element is that under the (GDPR), companies who handle large stores of sensitive personal information must assign a (Data Protection Officer) (DPO) (in most cases). The regulation compliance date is 25 May 2018.

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Upcoming Webinar

"How Does GDPR Affect Me?"

FEBRUARY 22, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST // 17:00 - 18:00 GMT // 18:00 - 19:00 CET

The coming enforcement of Europe’s data protection law — the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) — demands that both hoteliers and their information system partners take a hard look at how guest data is processed. This session explores the impact GDPR has on an organization, defines various roles and responsibilities, and reveals how you can meet your obligations to successfully achieve GDPR compliance.

Presented by: Daniel Johnson is Partner/Co-Founder of VENZA.
Alvaro Hidalgo is Managing Partner of FIRST LOGIC.

HFTP Archived Webinar

"Hospitality Faces GDPR - How HFTP Can Help"

As hospitality companies conducting business in Europe prepare to make operational changes to conform with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), HFTP has put together the HFTP HDPO Task Force to develop Hospitality Data Protection Officer (HDPO) guidelines as well as prepare resources for the industry.

In this archived webinar, Alvaro Hidalgo and Carl Weldon will discuss the key requirements to GDPR, and what this means for the hospitality industry.

Presented by: Alvaro Hidalgo is the Managing Partner of FIRST LOGIC Consulting and chair of the HFTP HDPO Task Force. Carl Weldon is HFTP’s Chief Operations Officer, Europe.

Please note: The "Access Webinar" button will go to the HFTP e-web page where you can login to your HFTP account or create a new HFTP e-web account to register for the webinar. Once registered, you will receive a webinar confirmation email containing a link to your HFTP Classroom where the webinar can be accessed.