The question of whether dealers and garages will in future be able to make reminder and sales calls has taken another turn.
Bowker Group has turned to MediaBase Direct to refine its customer data as part of plans to prepare for the introduction of GDPR legislation due to come into force next year.
DMS Navigator has updated its dealer management system to be fully GDPR-compliant and is launching a GDPR ‘data cleansing’ service for its customers.
The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation comes into force in May 2018 and greatly limits what businesses can use customer data for.
The Data Protection Act means organisations must be responsible custodians and be accountable and transparent to consumers about the use of information.
The public is to be given greater control over the personal data companies hold them – including the right to be forgotten.
GDPR could cost UK car dealers who are careless with customer information up to £17.5 million under new EU data protection law.
The National Francised Dealers' Association (NFDA) has warned dealers of the need to understand the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May, in order to avoid "harsh fines".
The forthcoming EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) may radically change dealers' digital interactions with customers. They need to be ready.
Seven in ten businesses have not allocated any budget to facilitate compliance with stringent new data protection legislation being implemented in May, 2018.
The F&I Conference has named Barclays Partner Finance as the headline sponsor for the second consecutive year.
The Information Commissioner’s Office has handed used car retailer Concept Car Credit Limited a £40,000 after sending hundreds of thousands of unsolicited marketing text messages.
Automotive Management Live is back and bigger than before.
A widespread ignorance of new data protection rules could be leading businesses into severe financial penalties and loss of reputation.
More than one in 10 dealership staff are logging into more than 11 systems daily – with a massive 93% saying they spend more than two hours a day in front of a screen.
Like all organisations that process personal data, motor dealers must comply with data protection legislation.
AM’s new DigiTech conference will play host to a ‘great data debate’ when panellists tackle some of the most pressing questions.
Honda Motor Europe has been fined £13,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office after breaching data protection laws with almost 290,000 “illegal” marketing emails.
To defend against ever-stronger consumer rights, car dealers need an organised approach to evidence
The NFDA and Trusted Dealers has joined forces to encourage dealers to prepare for “draconian” new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), which could see dealers facing fines of up to £20 million.
Automotive Management Live: Where franchised and independent dealers will find everything they need to know about operating a modern showroom and service and repair facility fit for the digital age.
When: November 7 2019
Where: Birmingham NEC
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