General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Statement
JT Group GDPR programme
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new data protection law that was approved by the European Commission in April 2016 and applies to all EU Member States from 25th May 2018.
JT Group Limited (“JT Group”) has a GDPR programme that is well underway to ensure that we are ready for the new legislation when it takes effect on the 25th of May. For a number of years, JT Group has had a dedicated data protection officer to ensure compliance with privacy obligations who also oversees the implementation of the GDPR
The data protection relationship with JT Group
Dependent on the nature of the services we are providing you, the JT Group of companies may act as a data controller or as your data processor.
When we are acting as data controller (for example, when providing telecommunications services) we will ensure that our personal data processing activities comply with the obligations laid out within the GDPR.
If we are ever processing personal data on your behalf as a data processor (for example, when providing certain managed services) then we will work with you to ensure that the processing is GDPR compliant.
If you are unsure about what data protection role JT Group is playing when providing you with your services, then please contact your account manager for more specific advice.
JT Group privacy programme
JT Group has developed policies, procedures, controls and measures to ensure continued compliance with the GDPR and its principles, including staff training, policy documents, audit measures and assessments.
Ensuring and maintaining the security and safety of personal and/or special category data belonging to the individuals with whom we deal is paramount to our company ethos. JT Group adheres to the GDPR legislation and its associated principles in all processes and functions.
Privacy by design
JT Group has implemented the ‘Privacy by Design’ methodology for product and service development to enable us to ensure compliance with any privacy requirements, in compliance with GDPR