Tough new data protection laws come into effect on Friday that promise to bolster consumer rights.
But there are concerns that many firms have not done enough to prepare for the new rules, known as GDPR.
Big fines could be imposed on companies that "persistently, deliberately or negligently flout the regulations", the UK's data watchdog says.
But it told small businesses there is no need to panic and that it is "here to help".
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Sunday, May 27, 2018