DATA PRIVACY & GDPR
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The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), officially revealed in 2016, finally went ‘live’ on May 25th, 2018, and drastically shook up data security and privacy for any company affected. Critically, this new framework applies in new and expansive ways to anyone dealing with the information of EU citizens, so it affects a much wider set of businesses than a typical regulation. Failure to comply? You risk fines of €20 million, or up to 4% of the previous year’s turnover, whichever is higher.
Critically, even if you don’t have a physical presence, the law requires you to establish a ‘representative’ there to deal with supervisory authorities and ensure compliance. The list of expanded or new rules is potentially overwhelming, with key provisions being:
Being based in Brussels, Belgium, Intellegant is strongly situated to consult on all aspects of GDPR, and deliver a custom solution to mid-cap companies to ensure compliance. This includes Data Protection Officer (DPO) services, as Intellegant can leverage our European connections and industry knowledge to be your main point of contact for EU authorities. Let us worry about divergent national legislations and language issues, so you can focus on your core business.
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