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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) triggers the most significant changes to EU data privacy regulation in 20 years. It aims to protect all EU citizens from privacy and data breaches in an increasingly data-driven world that is vastly different from the time in which the 1995 directive was established. It replaces the 1995 EU Data Protection Directive and was 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. It expands on the rights of data subjects such as, breach notification in less than 72 hours, right to access, right to be forgotten, data portability, privacy by design, and mandatory deployment of Data Protection Officers (DPOs). Continue reading General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)