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EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Overview of Key Points

Authors: Rafi Azim-Khan, Steven P. Farmer

February 2017

A new data protection framework (the GDPR) has been adopted, significantly changing current EU laws. It will take the form of a Regulation and so will be directly applicable in all EU Member States from 25 May 2018. Once in effect, the current Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC will be repealed.

Organisations operating in the EU will be caught. Importantly, organisations outside the EU who nonetheless target consumers in the EU will now also be caught.

Read More: EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

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