GDPR - The General Data Protection Regulation
The General Data Protection Regulation is a series of laws that were approved by the EU Parliament in 2016. They will come into affect on May 25th 2018.
The EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an initiative by the EU to bring data protection legislation into line with new ways that data is now used.
The new regulations will give users great control over their data, including the ability to export it, withdraw consent and request access to it.
It also makes data protection rules more or less identical throughout the EU, allowing for the easier transfer of data through out the European Union.
It will affect any company that does business with Europe, whether they are based in the EU or not.