The Data Protection Act 2018 is a Conservative Party response (Manifesto Commitment) to a developing digital age where the amount of data being processed is increasing. It provides a more comprehensive legal framework than that provided by the Data Protection Act 1998 which can be exercised and implemented with relative ease. The Data Protection Act 2018 looks to implement guidelines set out in the General Data Processing Regulations as well as being in accordance the modernised Convention 108 adopted on 18 May 2018.