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GDPR Legislation

Have you prepared for GDPR yet?

...So, how does this affect American businesses?

Recognizing that data can travel well beyond the borders of the EU, GDPR provides protection to EU citizens no matter where their data travels. This means that any company, anywhere, that has a database that includes EU citizens is bound by its rules. Businesses of all sizes are affected — from micro to multinational. No one is exempt.

In order to comply, American companies can either block EU users altogether (an impossible choice for a multinational brand) or have processes in place to ensure compliance....
MarTech Today’s Guide to GDPR — The General Data Protection Regulation
...GDPR is an EU (European Union) law, but its implications are far-reaching. Since it covers EU citizens’ data no matter where it travels and the transfer of this data to other jurisdictions, global US companies must also comply...
Preparing for GDPR: How to signal your intent to comply
There are still things you can do before the May 25 deadline to be more prepared for the European legislation....

...Determine if the GDPR applies to you.
The short answer is that it probably does. Most large companies are bound to have some European customers. It gets trickier for smaller businesses and enterprises, and misconceptions abound, but any business that has even one European citizen, regardless of where they reside, in its database is expected to comply.
9 steps you can take now to get prepared for GDPR
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