Here we are: the GDPR is in force. Dreaded by many companies, and sometimes insufficiently (or not at all) anticipated (only 40% of French companies said they were ready), the regulation came into effect on May 25 of this year.
Feel that buzz in the air? Today’s the big day – the GDPR is finally here! It comes into force today. OK, truthfully, it’s kind of like waking up the day after your birthday when you’re a kid. You expect to feel different, but so far, today feels exactly like yesterday. But after months of questions…
Are businesses ready for the GDPR? Depending on who you listen to, only 6% of companies are GDPR-ready, while other more optimistic figures (nearly 30%) are also being reported. But one thing is clear – the majority of businesses are still not fully prepared for the GDPR, even though the regulation takes effect in a matter of weeks.
In part 1 of this article, we covered what the GDPR means for your digital analytics data, notably in terms of personal data and user rights. This week, we’re defining 3 more crucial questions you must consider and understand regarding your digital analytics solution in preparation for the GDPR.
Are you ready for the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)?
Whether your answer is a confident “Yes” or an anxious “No”, there’s no putting off May 25, 2018 – D-Day for enforcement of the GDPR.
Last week we heard from data privacy expert Aurélie Pols on the GDPR’s context and scope, and the definition of personal data. Read on for part 2 of our interview, where Aurélie discusses the GDPR and what it means for digital analytics, transborder data flows, profiling, business strategy and consumer behavior.
In just one year, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect. In light of these upcoming changes, we asked data privacy expert Aurélie Pols to share some insights on this critical piece of legislation