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Data Privacy and Protection: Privacy Laws and Regulations

This guide provides general information about Data Privacy and lists useful resources and tools for data protection and best practice, in addition to relevant laws and regulations.

GDPR: General Data Protection Regulation

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the toughest privacy and security law in the world. Though it was drafted and passed by the European Union (EU), it imposes obligations onto organizations anywhere, so long as they target or collect data related to people in the EU. The regulation was put into effect on May 25, 2018. https://gdpr.eu/