GDPR – What is it and does it effect me?

GDPR – What is it and does it effect me?

Legal Guff
Today is an important day. It's not just International Towel Day (yes that's a thing) but it's also the day that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becomes enforceable. "But that's just for businesses operating in the EU, isn't it?" I hear you say. "That doesn't effect me." Sorry, not quite. Do you have an online store with shipping options to countries within the EU? Do you have a website offering services that is visited by EU citizens where you use Google Analytics or a Facebook pixel to track site usage? Or maybe you store email addresses to send out updates or newsletters? Yip, the GDPR DOES effect you. What is the GDPR? The GDPR is a new set of rules governing the privacy and security of personal data laid…
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