Key information on the General Data Protection Regulation for the sports industry
This article answers some of the key questions on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that the authors are frequently asked. In doing so, the authors hope that it dispels certain “GDPR myths”, offers practical guidance for interpreting the new law, and helps readers understand key risk areas and think more logically about how to be compliant come this spring.
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About the Author
Sophie is an associate at Onside Law who specialises in commercial, IP, IT and data protection work for clients in the sports and entertainment sectors. Sophie covers a broad range of matters, including endorsement, hosting, outsourcing and other commercial contracts, IP and IT related arrangements and data protection issues.
Adam is a partner specialising in commercial law in the sport and entertainment sectors and is our Head of Commercial. He joined Onside Law in January 2010, having spent over 6 years with leading City firm, Allen & Overy, primarily in its Communications, Media and Technology department.