Galleries get GDPR-ready at Lee & Thompson
16th March 2018
Lee & Thompson teamed up with art technology company Artlogic to address questions around data protection relevant to art gallery executives as the 10-week countdown to the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) commences. The breakfast seminar, held at Lee & Thompson’s offices, was attended by directors, legal managers and operations managers of over 30 major galleries.
Julian Ward, head of our Digital & Technology Group, highlighted the implications of the new regulations for galleries and their various stakeholders and offered a practical overview of the commercial and legal steps that galleries can implement to ensure they are GDPR-ready by 25th May 2018. David Hooper, Founding Director of Artlogic, then gave a demo of its new data protection compliance software, designed for art galleries, which was then followed by a comprehensive Q&A. The seminar was led by the head of our Art Group, Sarah Barker.
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