General Data Protection Regulation
Manufacturer 24 Jul
Ford, Tesla and Volkswagen among car manufacturers exposed by data leak
Ford, Tesla, Toyota and Volkswagen were among a number of high-profile manufacturers whose sensitive data was ‘accidentally’ shared online.
Opinion 25 May
Car dealers are the victims of an automotive GDPR 'misguidance scandal' – guest opinion
Many business advisors and leading automotive consultancy firms have fundamentally misguided thousands of car dealerships across the UK, with regards to GDPR.
Latest News 4 May
Close Brothers issues its top five GDPR compliance tips
Close Brothers Motor Finance has issued its top five tips to help car dealers achieve GDPR compliance after identifying a need for a quick and easy guide to the new legislation.
Digital Marketing 19 Apr
Free webinar TODAY: Is your car dealership GDPR ready?
AM is hosting a free webinar this morning which will help car dealers deliver a positive answer to the question ‘Are you GDPR ready?’ in association with eDynamix.
Digital marketing 2 Apr
Should you hire a data protection officer under the GDPR?
Appointing a data protection officer makes sense for bigger dealer groups, say experts and industry figures
Opinion 16 Mar
Guest opinion: Legitimate Interest to become default defence for car dealers in GDPR compliance quest
Automotive retail businesses will see a “domino effect” of reliance on ‘Legitimate Interest’ to comply with the stringent GDPR, according to MotorVise managing director Fraser Brown.
Car Dealer News 2 Mar
Cox Automotive and Santander Consumer Finance offer car dealers GDPR guidance
Cox Automotive is set to host a series of webinars and Santander Consumer Finance will take to the road with its GDPR Inform & Explain Roadshows as car dealers are offered more ways to get up-to-speed with the new data regulations.
Car Dealer News 20 Dec
AM GDPR conference to help dealers prepare for new data legislation
Car dealers preparing for the arrival of General Data Protection Regulation will be able to gather valuable insight and guidance on all aspects of compliance at AM’s forthcoming GDPR conference.
Opinion 18 Dec
Guest opinion: Mapping your customers' data journey
Figuring out what is required within your business to meet the GDPR requirements is quite a challenge.
Opinion 2 Oct
Guest opinion: Why customer communication is the key to GDPR compliance
Personal data is at the core of most businesses and forms the basis of a wide range of activities, from sales and marketing to customer relationship management; but the ways we are able collect, store and use it are set to undergo a radical overhaul.
Market Insight 28 Sep
TLT offers top five GDPR tips ahead of Automotive Management Live masterclass
Law firm TLT has spelled out its top five GDPR compliance tips ahead of its masterclass on the new data protection legislation at Automotive Management Live.
Opinion 18 Sep
Guest opinion: Why ISO27001 and GDPR go hand-in-hand
The automotive industry, like the rest of the world, is becoming increasingly reliant on digital relationships, both business and personal.
Supplier News 24 Aug
Bowker Group commits to ‘data purge’ in preparation for GDPR
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.
Technology 23 Aug
DMS Navigator launches free GDPR ‘data cleansing’ service
DMS Navigator has updated its dealer management system to be fully GDPR-compliant and is launching a GDPR ‘data cleansing’ service for its customers.
Market Insight 26 Jun
Seven in ten businesses unprepared for GDPR
Seven in ten businesses have not allocated any budget to facilitate compliance with stringent new data protection legislation being implemented in May, 2018.
Market Insight 13 Jun
Barclays Partner Finance continues F&I conference sponsorship
The F&I Conference has named Barclays Partner Finance as the headline sponsor for the second consecutive year.
Latest News 22 May
ICO issues fine over car dealer's 360,000 marketing texts
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.
Opinion 24 Apr
Guest opinion: Getting into gear for GDPR
Like all organisations that process personal data, motor dealers must comply with data protection legislation.
Opinion 28 Jun
Guest opinion: EU data protection laws could still apply, despite Brexit
The assumption that the Brexit leave vote will mean dealers and manufacturers can forget about the need to adopt the complexities of the General Data Protection Regulation, or EU data law, may be wrong.
Car Dealer News 14 Jan
EU U-turn means business as usual for dealers use of customer data
An about face by European authorities means dealer marketers and service centres fearing the worst from a forthcoming data law now have reason to be far more optimistic.