General Data Protection Regulation is a regulation that requires businesses to protect the personal data and privacy of EU citizens for transactions that occur within EU member state.

What most people forget as they wade through mountains of paperwork is that GDPR is fundamentally a good thing. Tim Cook said so.

What impact has the new data protection directive had on businesses so far?…

This is the fourth and final glossary in the GDPR series. This glossary seeks to explain the roles and changes a company needs to introduce to be GDPR compliant following GDPR Enforcement. I felt there was a large introduction of roles necessary for company’s compliance which were not explained, and I did not understand.

This is the third glossary in the GDPR series. It is important to note what GDPR protects whether you are a business or consumer. There is a lot of legal jargon which is actually very simple in terms of data protection. As a business or consumer, I believe it is important to understand the extent of these definitions and some umbrella terms which are frequently used.

Business Email: This is the first part in the email deletion series and concerns B2B relationships. GDPR text is ambiguous as to whether a distinction can be drawn between corporate email addresses and individual email addresses. Is it still possible to opt-out with a corporate email address?

This glossary is the second in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) series. GDPR aims to bring data protection into the 21st century and it is easy to get caught up with what needs to be done to be GDPR compliant. What is less frequently elaborated on in blog posts are the reasons and principles for the introduction of GDPR. In my experience, I have found it easier to understand the practical implications of GDPR after breaking down the EU’s theoretical reasons for introducing the regulation.