General Data Privacy Regulations (GDPR) is a set of privacy security standards adopted by EU and is officially in compliance from the 25th of May 2018.
GDPR introduces some significant changes in the data protection laws to help tighten security of citizens’ information online. The regulation consequently gives a strong impact on how companies collect and process personal data.
GDPR is issued by EU in order to ensure the highest level of security of individuals’ private information
As long as you process and store data of EU citizens, you are affected by GDPR and you have to comply the regulations, regardless of where you are located
GDPR introduces some noticeable changes in what kind of information is perceived personal. In Article 4, ‘personal data’ means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person
So, information including your customers’ numbers, ID card number, credit card number and others which can identify a human when being associated are under your processing now. But are you ready for your compliance with GDPR?.