Digital Transformation | 13 February 2018
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by the European Parliament and the Council, was adopted on April 2016 and focuses on the protection of natural persons, with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data.
It came to replace the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC 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.
GDPR increases organisations’ liabilities and imposes very high fines in cases of non-compliance with its requirements. The implementation of the GDPR aims to:
According to the GDPR:
GDPR goes into effect in 25 May 2018 and has international reach. So, when GDPR goes into effect, any organization that processes data of EU data subjects will encounter new, uniform data protection requirements or strict fines for non-compliance, 4% of annual turnover or €20 million per incident, whichever is higher.
The project of preparing an organization to comply with the GDPR requirements is distinguished in the following phases:
HYPERTECH with its specialized consultants is able to assist your organisation and provide all the necessary services for the compliance with GDPR requirements.