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What is GDPR?
In April 2016, the European Parliament introduced the GDPR. This regulation took the place of an old rule on data protection. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a rule in the European Union (EU) law. According to this regulation, the businesses are required to protect the privacy and personal information of the EU citizens. This regulation also supervises the exchange of personal information with companies outside the EU.
Moreover, all the member states of EU are liable to adhere to this regulation. This regulation has set a standard for the companies to meet. The standard is very high that will require all the companies to make huge investments for meeting the standards.
The Type of Data GDPR Protects
Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), various types of information are protected.
- Biometric data
- Sexual orientation
- Genetic and health data
- Website information, like cookie data, IP address, RFID tags, and location
- Political opinions
- Ethnic or racial data
- Personal information, such as ID number, name, and address
How Will The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Protect Consumers?
Here is how this regulation will protect the EU consumers.
Jurisdiction of the Regulation
This regulation has a wide jurisdiction as it is applicable to every company processing the data of all the EU citizens. The location of the citizen doesnâ€™t matter as far as they are EU citizens the companies must comply with this new regulation.
In order to keep up with the main purpose of the GDPR, processes will be developed keeping mind the protection.
Protection for Children
Another great thing about the GDPR is the protection for children. One of the common victims of cyber threat are children. This regulation states the parental consent for children must be until the age of 16.
Easy To Understand Consent Forms
The companies should come up with an accessible and simple consent form. It is necessary to state the purpose of the form clearly for the user. The companies should keep in mind the reversal of the consent must be easy as well.
Punishment For Not Following GDPR
In case someone breaches the GDPR, they will be heavily fined. The fine of the breach is 20 million euros or 4% of the global turnover. Whoever breaks the rule will have to pay the amount that is higher. Most of the companies have a turnover of millions, this will be a big hit in case they break any rule.
In the end, the companies must improve their systems to make sure they are in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).