The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a law that went into effect on May 25, 2018. GDPR calls for enhanced data protection measures in the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA). GDPR compliance requires companies to appoint a data protection officer who ensures that the business has implemented “appropriate technical and organizational measures” to ensure personal data protection.
GDPR is affecting companies worldwide, as this new data processing law carries stringent regulations with the potential for hefty fines. Let’s examine the ins and outs of GDPR and how you can work to ensure that your company is GDPR compliant.