25 May The GDPR and you: A brief overview
What is the GDPR?
The GDPR, or General Data Protection Regulation, goes into effect today, May 25, 2018. It applies to European Union citizens. Some EU citizens live in the United States and they are considered in this law too.
The GDPR is forcing companies and websites to be transparent about the data that they collect and share. As a website owner, if you collect any PII (personally identifiable information such as name, IP address, e-mail address, physical address, etc.), then that person has a right to ask what is being collected of them and to know with whom you share data.
Here are a few websites with more info: