EU GDPR implications outside the European Union exist – find out about them here
What are the EU GDPR implications outside the EU? Find out about the EU GDPR (European Union General Data Protection Regulation) here.
The EU GDPR is a new privacy and data protection law which was approved by the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union in April 2016. It is being adopted by all countries in the EU without additional legislation being required in EU member states. The EU GDPR became effective on 25 May 2018 and applies to all members of the EU (27 countries) post-BREXIT, plus the United Kingdom has indicated its intention to comply post-BREXIT.
The scope of the EU GDPR is global as far as the processing of personal data of EU citizens is concerned. That means any organisation operating anywhere in the world can find itself liable for enforcement action to be taken by a regulatory authority based in the EU. This also opens the door to a variety of other actions being taken by interested parties, such as civil damages claims. Penalties for organisations failing to comply with the GDPR provisions can be as high as 4% of global revenues, whether acting in the role of controller (responsible party) or role of processor (operator or third party role).
The risks of non-compliance with the EU GDPR may not be well understood by your organisation. That’s where we can help. We have a methodology, tools, techniques, products and services to help you in your journey to EU GDPR compliance.
Please visit our Key Criteria for EU GDPR Applicability outside Europe page for more information.
You can start to get to understand the EU GDPR better by downloading the documents on this page.
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