TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS.
The European Commission’s January 24 2018 communication shows that only two member states, Austria and Germany, have adopted the required national legislation. Others, Croatia included, are at different stages of the process. To meet the May 2018 deadline, Croatia should promptly address its national approach to open issues. Croatian stakeholders are aware of the new rules concerning personal data treatment to a satisfactory level.
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which entered into force on May 25 2016, was enacted to harmonise the legal framework protecting the personal data of EU citizens by introducing stronger individual rights and powerful protections against data breaches. After a two-year transitional period, on May 25 2018 the GDPR will directly apply in 28 EU member states.
Key messages in GDPR:
The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR) contains new data protection…
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