Doing business in or with the EU
If you’re (planning on) doing business in or with the EU, your organization will have to comply with the latest European privacy legislation: the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This legislation aims to protect the personal data of your users, including your customers and staff. It pays to takes this seriously, because if you are operating in Europe and are found to be in violation of this regulation, your organization will face stiff fines.
The GDPR identifies four main pillars in its quest to protect user data: