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GDPR refers to the European Union General Data Protection Regulation. It’s arguably one of the most notable privacy and data protection regimes, particularly because of its far-reaching application. GDPR is intended to streamline and harmonize several different privacy laws that existed across individual European Union Member States. GDPR is designed to empower individual data subjects, giving them more control over their own privacy and the usage of their personal data.
Right to Consent
Companies must generally provide a clear and legible way to obtain consent from data subjects before processing their personal data. It must be as easy for an individual to withdraw consent as it is for the individual to give it.
Right to Access
Data subjects have the right to access their personal data and obtain information on how their personal data is being utilized by a company.
Right to be Forgotten
Data subjects have the right to request that any personal data collected from them be erased by the same companies that collected it, subject to certain conditions.
If you haven’t yet prepared for GDPR, now is the time to do so. Partners may consider conducting a GDPR assessment and obtaining legal counsel for their business to advise on GDPR obligations. As part of the process, partners may consider reviewing their data collection policies and processes, and taking steps to understand what personal data the company collects and where it’s stored. Can you provide a well-defined purpose for collecting each piece of data from your customers, if asked? Do you have clear mechanisms to obtain consent where required? Be prepared!
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