Welcome to The Stack CafeTM – Online Data Privacy: European Union Stronger Rules on Data Protection – GDPR.
If you are curious about data protection and plan to operate in the European Union, developers, users, companies and … should take a peek at the European Union’s website related to the General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) to go into force on May 25, 2018.
This is a great place to start to learn about GDPR.
The Official website for the European Union: General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) offers the following: GDPR = Stronger rules on data protection means people have more control over their personal data and businesses benefit from a level playing field.
We have provided below some information about the GDPR for educational and informational purposes only and hope that it is informative.
GDPR goes on to further recite the following:
As of May 2018, with the entry into application of the General Data Protection Regulation, there is one set of data protection rules for all companies operating in the EU, wherever they are based.
Stronger rules on data protection mean
- people have more control over their personal data
- businesses benefit from a level playing field
The key takeaway from the above quote is that the GDPR applies “for all companies operating in the EU, wherever they are based.”
So does this apply to a company in the EU and outside of the EU? Answer from the GDPR:
Some additional screenshots about the GDPR are provided for your convenience and we hope that you find if helpful. Go to the European Union’s website for the most updated information GDPR.
And, remember there are other helpful tools that one may find helpful that we did a brief overview that can be found here. The tools in the previously noted post are from the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and many other organizations (e.g., Princeton, Stanford, Ghostery, Mozilla and others) that you may find useful in helping to protect your online privacy when you use the internet.
Some other helpful screenshots of the GDPR for your consideration:
EU GDPR Home Page
So, If you are curious about data protection and plan to operate in the European Union, developers, users, companies and (may apply to developers and others using Blockstack browser and dApps)… should take a peek at the European Union’s website related to the General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) to go into force on May 25, 2018.
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