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 The General Data Protection Regulation: An Overview

The GDPR is part of the European Commission’s plan to modernise and harmonise data protection rules. While the GDPR’s main objective is to strengthen online privacy rights, it still addresses paper-based data privacy.

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Who does it apply to?

The introduction of the GDPR in May 2018 will impact the following roles:

Data Controllers

They say how and why personal data is processed

Data Processors

People acting on the controller’s behalf        

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