Astrid Data Protection

Faraday Wharf, Holt Street, Birmingham, B7 4BB


Wondering what to do about GDPR, personal data and data protection? 


Astrid is an online platform designed to help freelancers, contractors and SMEs protect the personal data they hold and meet the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The route to GDPR compliance can seem daunting. Our aim is to remove the fear factor - we will show you where to start and provide the tools to make it as easy as possible for you to comply – whilst keeping this affordable for even the smallest of businesses. We can help you safeguard your reputation by protecting your customers’, staff and other contacts’ personal data.


Developed with freelancers and small businesses in mind


Our secure online platform shows you what you need to do and gives you the tools and information you need - all broken down into practical, manageable steps.


Astrid includes:


Downloadable tools

Downloadable tools to help you meet GDPR requirements and improve compliance, including data mapping and risk assessment forms, and privacy statement templates.


Training suite

A training suite, with unique access for you and your staff, containing videos to make sure staff understand their responsibilities under GDPR, and a log to record who has completed their training so you can demonstrate training to the ICO.


Timely reminders

Help to keep progressing towards GDPR compliance with timely reminders about outstanding activities.


Support and advice

Access to a resource centre and newsletter with information and advice tailored to supporting freelancers and SMEs, every step of the way.


Records and repository

A log for any data breaches you experience and a repository to store documentation such as data protection policies.


Central portal

A record of the process you have gone through and the steps you have taken so you can demonstrate your compliance and accountability.


Keep up to date

Over the first few years of GDPR we expect some requirements to evolve as legal interpretations change. Astrid will keep you up to date on these requirements and help you simply and quickly update your compliance records.


Certificate of commitment to GDPR compliance

A certificate on completion of activities to demonstrate your commitment to GDPR compliance to your staff and customers.


Discount for IPSE Members


Freelancer rates start from £200 per year including an additional 10% discount for IPSE members. Click here to register and access some free resources.  If you choose to sign up for the full platform, your 10% IPSE discount will be applied – or enter code IPSEST10 when prompted.

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