A brief history of the GDPR
The EU GDPR has applied to the processing of EU residents’ personal data since May 25, 2018. The Regulation gives individuals (known as data subjects) much greater control over how organizations process, or control the processing of, their personal data.
The benefits of GDPR compliance
There are great advantages to GDPR compliance. The law promotes greater transparency and accountability, and aims to increase public trust by giving individuals more control over their data. By getting data protection right, organizations will enhance their reputation, and build better, trusted relationships with existing and potential customers.
The business benefits of the GDPR include:
- Building customer trust
- Enhancing brand image and reputation
- Improving data governance
- Strengthening information security
- Winning new business in the EU