Policies and procedures to comply with the GDPR

There are now just over six months until the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is enforced.

UK organisations that process the personal data of EU residents have only this time left to ensure that they are compliant.

What does the accountability principle mean?

The introduction of the accountability principle in Article 5(2) requires organisations to “be responsible for, and be able to demonstrate compliance with,” the principles of the GDPR.

How to demonstrate accountability under the GDPR

To demonstrate accountability, your organisation will need to:

Where to start with GDPR documentation

Documentation is an integral part of your GDPR compliance project.

Compiling policies and procedures to demonstrate compliance with the GDPR can be time-consuming and challenging.

How IT Governance can help

IT Governance Publishing’s Documentation toolkits have been used by over 6,000 organisations worldwide and are perfect for organisations seeking compliance or best-practice implementation.


The market-leading EU GDPR Documentation Toolkit contains a complete set of mandatory and supporting documentation templates that are easy to use, customisable and ensure compliance with the GDPR, including:

The toolkit also includes easy-to-use dashboards and project tools, direction and guidance from expert GDPR practitioners and two licences for the GDPR Staff Awareness E-learning Course.

See the policies, procedures and tools from the GDPR Documentation Toolkit >>