GDPR is coming to a project near you soon and you best be prepared. Introduced in April 2016, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will have a major impact on companies around the world.
Although GDPR was introduced by the EU two years ago, it becomes enforceable on May 25, 2018, and most businesses are woefully unprepared.
Even companies that aren’t based in the EU stand to be impacted. If your company processes the personal data of EU citizens or residents then GDPR applies to you, regardless of your location. As a result, almost every major company, business, and media group is affected.
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