EU Data Protection Laws Come into Force

by Courtney Nagi on May 24, 2016
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eu data protection lawsFind out the laws that EU data protection are trying to put into force and the 10 key facts that can help your company. 

The EU Data protection laws are due to come into place within the next two years. Is your company compliant for these new rules?

General Data Protection Regulation applies to everyone and widens the definition of personal data while also tightening the rules of obtaining valid consent to using personal information.

The General Data Protection Regulation may mean that some companies will need to appoint a Data Protection Officer (DPO).

Fact 1- GDPR aaplies to all.

Fact 2- The GDPR widens the definition of personal data.

Fact 3- The GDPR tightens the rules for obtaining valid consent to using personal information.

Fact 4- The GDPR makes the appointment of a DPO mandatory for certain organisations. 

Fact 5- The GDPR introduces mandatory PIAs.

Fact 6- The GDPR introduces a common data breach notification requiremet.

Fact 7- The GDPR introduces the right to be forgoten.

Fact 8- The GDPR expands libility beyond data controllers.

Fact 9- The GDPR  requries privacy by design.

Fact 10- The GDPR introduces the concept of a on-stop shop.

To find out more information about the GDPR click here.