Lunchtime CPD February - General Data Protection Regulation

Best Western Royale Hotel
Wednesday, 14 February 2018
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
    • Mark Gracey, Flavourfy Digital

Event Overview

Described by the Information Commissioner as “the biggest change to data protection law for a generation”, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is set to change the way most businesses look at the way they process data.

Join us to find out what the GDPR means for the insurance industry. As well as an introduction to the GDPR changes, we’ll look at some of the key challenges facing businesses and how you can prepare your business ahead of the May 2018 deadline.


Mark Gracey, Flavourfy Digital

Mark Gracey began working in the internet industry in the mid-90s when he joined Demon Internet to set up their commercial web sales and support team. From there Mark set up one of the UK’s first network abuse team which led to a fifteen year career in internet regulation dealing with everything from internet content liability to data protection compliance.

In June 2014 he set up Flavourfy Digital, a digital strategy consultancy which focuses on data protection, privacy and marketing Compliance and data security. In 2017 Flavourfy Digital launched the Digital Compliance Hub an online resource to help businesses meet their digital compliance needs.

Mark has a Computer Science Degree (BSc Hons) and a Masters Degree (LLM) in Computer and Communications Law and has worked at businesses such as Demon Internet, THUS plc, Cable&Wireless and Vodafone.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the session, attendees will:

Have a basic understanding of data protection

An understand of what’s changing with the GDPR

An overview of what GDPR challenges face the insurance industry

Some insight in how to be compliant by the deadline”

To secure your place and free lunch, please contact Robin Giles,, by Friday 9th Febraury

If you have any special requirements e.g. regarding diet, access, hearing etc., please let us know when booking your place.

A certificate of attendance is available, if requested at the time of booking. These will be mailed to participants after the event.

Please ensure your email address is kept up to date with the CII website and that you allow the CII to contact you.

CPD Lunchtime Events - Diary Dates

14th March Cyber Best Western

18th April AGM / Fake or Fortune (Art) Best Western

9th May - Soft Skills - Best Western

23rd March Annual Dinner at AFC - Contact the President for sponsorship and bookings

  • Best Western Royale Hotel
  • 16 Gervis Road
  • Bournemouth
  • BH1 3EQ
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