Data and Analytics

GDPR: What it means for US-based companies

  • Posted on: 27 September 2017
  • By: Estuate

gdprThe General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new law that will come into effect in the European Union (EU) on the 25th of May, 2018. It’s key goal is to reinforce and unify data protection for individuals in the EU. The GDPR replaces the Data Protection Directive from 1995 and marks a major departure in many aspects.​ It is a new legal framework for handling personal data of EU-based individuals, be they customers, prospects, contractors or employees.