The New World of Global Data Protection

The New World of Global Data Protection

folely_best_practice October 27, 2017 By: Thomas G. Foley, CAE

The European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation goes into effect in May 2018. Now is the time for associations to study up on the new rules and understand what they mean for how they will be required to handle personal data related to residents of EU countries.

Data security and protection continue to make headlines in the United States and abroad, and after four years of preparation and debate, the European Parliament and European Council approved the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in April 2016. After a two-year grace period, the new rules will take effect on May 25, 2018....