GDPR Summary

When does the new regulation start?
May 25, 2018
Who will enforce it in the UK?
The Information Commissioner's Office
What's new?
There are new rights for people to access the information companies hold about them, obligations for better data management for businesses, and a new regime of fines
Does Brexit matter?
The UK is implementing a new Data Protection Bill which largely includes all the provisions of the GDPR. There are some small changes but our own law will be largely the same

The BACN has collated a range of information for the General Data Protection Regulation to ensure members can make sure they are compliant. The BACN has also ensured that it is compliant with all the latest GDPR legislation for you as members.

The Information Commissioner's Office website contains a variety of information specific to GPDR along with providing a Data Protection Self Assessment Checklist that can be found at:

For small businesses, there are a number of dedicated information points that the ICO provides to ensure you are ready and are compliant:

Further documents can be found below. Some of this information provides a wider sense of what GDPR is, and how it will affect you, but there is also information that is specific to you as an aesthetic practitioner.

The BACN has also worked with Hamilton Fraser Cosmetic Insurance to work on GDPR sessions at BACN Regional Meetings with the opportunity to speak with Naomi Di-Scala, Aesthetic Insurance and Claims Manager.


GDPR information for Aesthetic Practitioners

Hamilton Fraser's website also contains information specific to aesthetic practitioners:


If you require further information regarding GDPR and how it affects you as an aesthetic practitioner contact Tara Glover, BACN Events Manager at