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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been adopted by the European Union ("EU") and applies from May 25, 2018.

  1. Why is GDPR important? GDPR establishes a stronger data protection regulatory framework for processing personal data of individuals. GDPR brings:

New and enhanced rights for individuals Widened definition of personal data New obligations for processors Potential for significant financial penalties for non-compliance Compulsory data breach notification 1. Read more about GDPR - EU GDPR Information Portal - Red Hat GDPR website