MyDataProtection is your opportunity to join the fast-growing data protection sector offering businesses of all types and sizes adherence to data protection regulation

About Us

The Data Protection Franchise Company was formed to expand our existing business which saw rapid growth and great success in helping some of the 5.7 million SME’s in the UK.

The My Data Protection franchise can help you help businesses and you too can look forward to building a solid business around data protection and compliance. There has never been a better time to get involved with GDPR and DPA 2018.

The demand is out there not just for businesses who have yet to address this key issue but also to help businesses that think they have achieved compliance when in reality they have not.

About Us

Our Mission Statement

Our mission is to make the client the most important part of our day and working processes.

We will provide a client experience that is completely tailor made for that client, and satisfies all their requirements, so that they will have confidence in our services and recommend us to all their business acquaintances.

Our Long-Term Vision & Goals

Our goal is to build and develop a respected franchise network. By utilising the high-quality products, services and proven operational systems established by The Data Protection Franchise Company, and with the strengths of our Franchisees, the company aims to become the leading Data Protection Consultancy in the UK.

We are committed to share the rewards inherent to our business system and to abide by the principles of ethical franchising.

Why Become a Data Protection Franchise?

Opportunity in a Growing Market

Help local businesses become compliant and help them to stay so. In return the earnings opportunity is great in this fast growing and fascinating sector. Start a new career or continue on from a similar career and take control of your own professional destiny.

A Full Support Package

Benefit from full training to understand how the legislation is applied, how companies interpret and work with the law. Become an expert in all aspects and be able to give valuable advice to your customers. We offer on-going training and support.

Innovative Business Model

Local advertising and networking support campaigns in line with your business plan. The way we work will give you a great opportunity for high margin, high paced growth in this exciting sector.

Our Team

Susan Oakley

Susan Oakley

Quality Control Director and Investor Relations

Sue has extensive experience of the health and social care sector. After working in and managing various health and care services she then inspected and regulated health and social care services in England.  She is experienced in monitoring the compliance of service providers against the required health and social care regulations and is an ideal choice for the monitoring and management of our quality control.

Howard Freeman

Howard Freeman

Managing Director

Howard has been in the IT Security sector for twenty five years and in regulation and compliance working for companies such as Canon, IBM and Alcatel-Lucent and has been at the forefront of protecting businesses and their customers. Highly skilled in GDPR, Howard has been working with the regulation prior to it being passed into law in April of 2016. Howard brings a wealth of channel experience having worked with technology integrators, cyber security businesses and distributors and this will prove vital experience in supporting our franchisees. Howard is also proud to be a charted manager with the CMI.

Dave Wykes

Dave Wykes


Dave is a Fellow of the Institute of Chemical Engineering, a Charted Engineer following on from a degree in Chemical Engineering at UMIST. David has great experience in major projects having been involved with The British Steel Corporation, Air Products, KBR as a project manager and later specialised delivering “non-standard projects”, bringing  these skills to the business to help create scale and enable high quality, consistent delivery.

Melanie Freeman

Melanie Freeman

Legal Director

Returning to work after bringing up her child Melanie brings a wealth of legal experience following 20 years’ service in the legal sector in the City of London. Melanie brings to the board a great understanding of legal processes and contracts and will work closely with other board members to ensure compliance to regulation and to contracts.

Mark Peacock

Mark Peacock

Franchise Operation Director

Mark has had extensive experience in the franchise sector and ran two of the UK’s largest franchised driving schools for 10 years (AA Driving School and BSM), as well as working for DHL’s franchised courier business in the 1990s. Mark now advises business on commercial strategy, including pricing, product development and marketing to help them grow and succeed.

Helen Wykes

Helen Wykes

Sales and Marketing Director

With a successful career in sales and marketing behind her, Helen launched a successful photography business which has enjoyed success built on quality and capturing ‘moments’. Helen brings to the board a wealth of sales experience and will help recruitment of franchisees and support them in the field and is vital to the success of the business.

Want to know more?

Find about more about becoming a Data Protection Franchise and help your local business community become GDPR compliant.

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