The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
According to the EU GDPR Information Portal, “The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the most important change in data privacy regulation in 20 years”.
It’s arrival has definitely made a big splash and the hyping has definitely made a lot of website owners scared, leading to a lot of incorrect information being spread around as well the rise of companies trying to benefit from the confusion by selling fake certifications.
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaces the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC and was designed to harmonize data privacy laws across Europe, to protect and empower all EU citizens data privacy and to reshape the way organizations across the region approach data privacy.
~ EU GDPR Information Portal