The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was designed to harmonize data privacy laws across Europe to protect citizens’ personal data and stand on a united front regarding every organization’s approach to security. It was approved on April 14, 2016 and was enforced May 25, 2018. Any companies that aren’t compliant will face heavy fines up to 4% of annual global turnover or $20 million Euros, whichever is greater.
Any vendors and suppliers that work with countries in the EU must comply with the GDPR. Now is the time to assess your GDPR compliance and see what extra steps your organization needs to take to meet the new requirements.
We’ve compiled a list of 31 questions to ask of your Company to start the process of being GDPR compliant.