What is GDPR (“General Data Protection Regulation”)?

General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) of the European Parliament and the Council of the European union is the new EU data protection framework which seek to strengthen and harmonize the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data.

By May, 25th 2018 all controllers and processors shall review their systems, processes and policies to take further steps in achieving compliance with the complex set of requirements under the Regulation.

The extraterritorial scope of the Regulation lead to wider reach of its application. Controllers and processors dealing with personal data of EU-citizens shall build and demonstrate compliance with GDPR.