GDPR Changes

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General Data Protection Regulations

After four years of preparation and debate, the GDPR was finally approved by the EU Parliament on 14 April 2016. It was entered in force 20 days after its publication in the EU Official Journal and was directly applied in all member states two years after this date. This made the enforcement date the 25th of May 2018 - at which time any organisations found to be non-compliant faced heavy fines. The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaced the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC and was designed to harmonise data privacy laws across Europe, to protect and empower all EU citizens data privacy and to reshape the way organisations across the region approach data privacy. The key articles of the GDPR, as well as information on its business impact, can be found throughout this site. (Source:

On this page you will find a list of features specifically designed for GDPR.

GDPR Section on records

This section was created to incorporate existing and new features related to GDPR.

"The Gdpr section from Charitylog record. Consent appears in widgets on the left hand side of the screen, and the contact rules appear on the right.

Process Record

In this section you will find the tools to process the record or details stored on the record.

Remove some or all of this record

  • Forget me - This feature allows the record to be anonymised based on the selected fields in the field set specified in the GDPR Settings (Field Set to use for Anonymisation). When pressed you will be able to anonymise this record (see Cleanse/Anonymise Records for full details).

Data Portability

This section allows you to export specified information from the record. This can be exported to Excel or to a PDF file.

Contact Rules

  • Contact by telephone?
    • Allow all calls
    • Block all calls
  • Contact by Email?
    • Allow all Emails
    • Block Emails on Mail merge only
    • Block all Emails
  • Contact by SMS?
    • Allow all SMS
    • Block SMS on Batch SMS only
    • Block all SMS
  • Contact by letter?
    • Allow all letters
    • Block on mail merge only
    • Block all letters

Field Sets

Click the link above to visit.

GDPR Settings

Click the link above to visit.

Cleanse/Anonymise Records

Click the link above to visit.

GDPR Settings Webinar

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