The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was formulated by European Parliament, the Council of the European Union, and the European Commission on April 27th, 2016. The intent of the regulation was to provide protection and personal control to European Union residents over data transmission and privacy as well as to simplify existing legislation regarding international business transactions via the internet.With With Our GDPR Compliance Specialists
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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was formulated by European Parliament, the Council of the European Union, and the European Commission on April 27th, 2016. The intent of the regulation was to provide protection and personal control to European Union residents over data transmission and privacy as well as to simplify existing legislation regarding international business transactions via the internet.
The GDPR will replace the current Data Protection Directive and will be transitioned in over a two year period with the full integration expected by May 25th, 2018, at which time it will be legally binding and applicable to all affected entities.
The strength of the GDPR is its harmonization of data protection processes throughout the European Union. This new legislation simplifies compliance standards for non-European union companies since it is one set of regulations to comply with EU-wide as opposed to a different one for each country within the EU as is currently in place under the Data Protection Directive.
Any organization that employs a data controller for processing and storing data from an EU-based individual or business is responsible for complying with GDPR standards. This applies to all businesses regardless of whether they are EU-based or not.
The European Union has stated that “Personal data is any information relating to an individual, whether it relates to his or her private, professional or public life. It can be anything from a name, a home address, a photo, an email address, bank details, posts on social networking websites, medical information, or a computer’s IP address.”
Information accumulated for national security purposes or law enforcement are exempt from GDPR standards. Under the GDPR, there is specific sector dealing with the rules regarding personal data collection for police and criminal justice cases.
There is a six-step process to being compliant with GDPR standards.
The GDPR is comprised of 99 articles which detail its regulations and its commitments to citizens of the EU. There are several articles which are of significant importance to non-EU companies involved in business dealings with EU entities. They are as follows:
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