Who does GDPR apply to?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is one of the most comprehensive and heavily enforced privacy laws in the world. GDPR was enacted to protect the privacy of European Union residents (data subjects) and the law achieves this goal by providing EU residents with certain privacy rights, requiring a legal … Read more

GDPR fines and penalties to date

Since the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) in April 2016, at least 233 fines have been issued to businesses and organizations by supervisory bodies throughout the European Union. It is critical for businesses across all industries to stay up-to-date on: (i) where fines have been assessed under … Read more

How GDPR penalties and fines can affect your business

The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) stipulates that national authorities within the European Union (E.U) must assess certain GDPR penalties (including GDPR fines) for specific data protection violations by businesses/individuals. The processing of data is generally not allowed under the GDPR, and violating GDPR guidelines regarding the limited exceptions where … Read more