Are you worried that “Alexa” is listening to your conversations? Do you cover your laptop camera with tape? Well, it looks like even stepping into the mall may require full-body armor if you wish to keep your basic data truly private.
The General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) is a piece of European Union law that will be enforceable from 25 May 2018. It will replace the current data protection regime set out by the Data Protection Act 1998, and brings in new rights – but also new responsibilities.
The Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of April 27th, 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, will enter into force on May 28th, 2018.