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What is GDPR and What Does it Mean for ACSP Members?

Friday, May 25, 2018  
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The GDPR is Europe's new framework for data protection laws – it replaces the previous 1995 data protection directive, which current UK law is based upon.

The EU's GDPR website says the legislation is designed to "harmonise" data privacy laws across Europe as well as give greater protection and rights to individuals. Within the GDPR there are large changes for the public as well as businesses and bodies that handle personal information.

You are a valued part of the ACSP community, and your privacy and trust are very important to us. We are committed to protecting the security of your personal information.

ACSP has established a privacy policy that incorporates GDPR compliance in mind for all account holders across the globe. ACSP’s Privacy Policy describes the transparent approach we take to choices regarding the collection and use of information and the security measures we employ to protect your information.

Please take a few moments to read the Privacy Policy in full. By using our services on or after May 25, 2018, you will be agreeing to the update.

Key aspects of the updated statement include:

  • Transparency
    We identify choices users have concerning viewing, updating, correcting, or deleting personal information, as well as changing user preferences for sharing information with third parties.
  • Web Data
    We update the types of information that are collected on our websites and mobile apps and identify how we may use this data.
  • Aggregated Data Sharing
    We explain how collected data may be shared with members, sister organizations, sponsors, and advertisers.
  • Changes to the Privacy Statement
    We provide information about amending the privacy statement in the future.

These summarized aspects are not exhaustive, so we encourage you to read the full version of our Privacy Policy at

Thank you for being part of the ACSP community.


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