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GDPR: 2-minute guide to learn and take action


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GDPR is designed to give all European Union citizens more control over their personal data while increasing obligations for organizations (wherever situated) that collect or process this data.

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GDPR: 2-minute guide to learn and take action

  1. 1. The definition of personal information is now broader and includes (but is not limited to) identifiers such as: Individual's rights under GDPR Fines up to 4% of annual global revenue or $20 million - whichever is greater. General Data Protection Regulation GDPR The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will: 2 minute guide to learn and take action Coming into force: 25th May 2018 The regulation applies to all companies that process personal data from individuals in the European Union. The EU represents 22% of the global economy. There are 508 million people living in the EU. Non-compliance penalties: Personal data breaches must be reported to the supervisory authority and individuals within 72hrs after first becoming aware of it. stores EU citizen data Protect European citizens' private electronic information Name stores EU citizen data monitors web interactions stores EU citizen data Explicit Consent Consent is informed in "clear and plain language". Consent to collect can be withdrawn at any time. Resources and information provided should be used as support only. Please request professional advice on how to comply with GDPR. This infographic was created using Change the way organizations approach data privacy Harmonize data privacy across Europe Give more power to regulatory bodies to take action against organizations Simplify and unify the regulatory environment within the European Union (EU) Why it matters to you and your business? What personal data does the GDPR aim to protect? Biometric data Location data Financial data IP address Genetics Health Cookies Transparency Individuals have the right to know why, how and what personal data is being collected and how it is processed. The Right to Be Forgotten The right to withdraw consent and request data deletion. Data Portability The right to transfer personal data from one electronic system to another.