GDPR Is Approaching
The General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") is set to take effect on May 25, 2018. Companies are working towards understanding the requirements of the GDPR and its implications on their legal obligations and technological network infrastructure. XPAN Law Group provides resources to help companies understand the GDPR and will work with companies to move towards compliance.
Data Privacy Series
With the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation set to take effect in May 2018, completely altering the way data is collected, used, stored, retained and transferred, a comprehensive understanding is a must. This blog will explore the nuances of the GDPR, especially those provisions affecting companies located outside of the European Union, and how to be prepared for when this regulation goes into effect so that you are ready.
The European Commission is the executive of the European Union and is charged with promoting its general interest. In that role, the European Commission is actively providing resources for companies to determine the interpretation of the GDPR and what to expect when it goes into effect. Specifically, the Article 29 Working Party, an advisory body made up of a representative from the data protection authority of each EU Member State, the European Data Protection Supervisor and the European Commission, are continuing to provide guidance on the many articles and requirements of the GDPR.