GDPR and the DVLA changes – a look at what fleets need to do to ensure full compliance

The past week has been a landmark in the changes to how employee licence checks are carried out in the fleet industry. With GDPR fast approaching the DVLA have now announced that the driving licence consent form (formerly known as the D796) has to be changed to fall in line with the new data protection legislation. As of 25/05/2018 the DVLA consent form for checking licences will be changed and this has given rise to a lot of questions and speculation around the changes. As licence checks form an integral…

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GDPR Compliance Rules Require Over 2 Million Fleet Drivers To Revalidate Driving Licence Data Consent

GDPR based changes announced by the DVLA, this month, mean that over 2 million drivers will be required to grant new driving licence data permission to their fleet operator. Only by complying with the new rules, which come into effect 25th August 2018, will fleet drivers be properly checked. The new GDPR regulation will apply to all private and public sector organisations processing Personal Data and receiving driver information from the DVLA. Employers and fleet managers, who are legally obliged to check a drivers’ entitlement to drive, will be under…

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ARI Joins ADLV As Fleet Procurement Prioritises Online Checking and GDPR Excellence

Fleet Management innovator ARI (www.arifleet.co.uk) is the latest organisation to join the Association For Driving Licence Verification (www.adlv.co.uk). The move reflects the Association’s growing popularity with Fleet Procurement Managers, who now see the benefits of regular online licence checking. There is also an appreciation, by the trade, that the ADLV supports Health and Road Safety legislation, meets ISO 27001 requirements & advises members on how to prepare for GDPR. Combined, the perception of both existing members and new recruits is that the ADLV now offers fleets a proven hub for…

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Resilient plc and Daisy Group announce distribution agreement to address market demand for GDPR and MiFID II mobile call recording compliance solutions

London, 14th November 2017 – Resilient plc and Daisy Group today announced a strategic partnership and distribution agreement to address the growing market demand for business mobile call recording solutions enabling compliance under the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) II and General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). MiFID II, which comes into effect in January 2018, requires that those in financial services who are involved in trading, or in providing advice that may lead up to a trade, must have their business mobile calls and SMS messages recorded. GDPR, which…

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Resilient plc and Business Systems Ltd partner to address market demand for GDPR and MiFID II compliance solutions

London, 28th September 2017 – Resilient plc and Business Systems (UK) Ltd today announced a strategic partnership to address the growing market demand for call recording solutions enabling compliance to both MiFID II and GDPR. These forthcoming regulations, due to come into UK law in January 2018 and May 2018 respectively, place great demands on organisations that need to record their business telephone calls, with significant penalties for firms that are non-compliant. The challenge these regulations place on businesses is that, in many respects, they appear to make competing demands….

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New ADLV Team Eyes Evolving Opportunities Including GDPR

Several new faces have joined the Association for Driving Licence Verification (www.ADLV.co.uk) board. The changes, made in accordance with the Association’s founding charter, see Licence Check’s Terry Hiles elected as Deputy Chair to support the existing Chair, Malcolm Maycock of Licence Bureau. Chris Thornton of DriveTech joins as Treasurer and Mark Sugden of GBG takes over as Secretary and Head of Marketing. Kevin Curtis of Driving Monitor remains as Technical Director. The new team will set about building on the successes of the ADLV’s first 3 years and tackling future…

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Retailer Alert: the EU data privacy landscape has already changed!

Don’t put off learning about GDPR as you need time to act before enforcement commences- the changes are significant, as are the risks from inaction With less than a year to go before organisations which process, use or exchange consumers’ personal data within the EU need to comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), eCommerce systems integrator Tryzens has highlighted how this new directive will impact retailers, and what key steps brands will need to take to mitigate the impact when the regulation becomes enforced from 25th May…

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