“The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union and the European Economic Area.”
What is GDPR?
- The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaces the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC.
- It is designed to harmonize data privacy laws across Europe, to protect and empower all EU citizens data privacy and to reshape the way organizations across the region approach data privacy.
- The aim of the GDPR is to protect all EU citizens from privacy and data breaches in an increasingly data-driven world.
- 25 May, 2018: Enforcement date, after which non-complaint organization will face heavy fines.