What is GDPR?

GDPR is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union. This regulation is aimed at protecting the data of individuals and their privacy.

The law that was adopted in April 2016 and went into effect on May 25, 2018. GDPR replaces the 1995 Data Protection Directive, which previously governed the data privacy of European Union member states. GDPR applies to any company that processes the personal data of EU data subjects, regardless of where the company is located.


Why is GDPR important?

Over the past years, the world has witnessed an increase in the number of data breaches. These breaches have exposed the personal data of hundreds of millions of people. GDPR was created to protect the personal data of EU data subjects and to give them control over their personal data.

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