The GDPR: Effective May 25, 2018
You may have heard about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that has been put into effect today, May 25, 2018. Below is a brief breakdown of what you need to know, including next steps.
The GDPR: What It Is
As of today, the GDPR is a law in effect that protects all EU citizens’ personal information by governing businesses that process the information.
Who Is Impacted?
The law applies to companies inside or outside the EU that offer goods/services to individuals within the EU and collect the following personal data of any EU citizens:
- A name
- A home address
- An email address
- An Internet Protocol (IP) address
- Personal credit card information
If we manage your website, we are working to update your forms if the above applies to you. If we manage your network, your network admin will be reaching out to you to discuss this impact. If we do not currently manage your website or your network, and you would like our assistance in becoming compliant, please contact HelpDesk@worldsynergy.com.