The new European GDPR legislation is intended to provide better protection for the citizen’s privacy. What does this mean in concrete terms, and what impact will it have on users and companies?  A brief overview of the key issues is provided below. 

WHat is GDPR?

GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation.  This European regulation replaces the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC from 1995.

What does the GDPR determine?

Briefly, the following principles:

Processing of personal data

Does the GDPR entail that from now on we have to request/obtain the consent of each person every time we wish to process data concerning that person?

You can find the answer to this question here.