The reach of GDPR outside of the EU

Categories fsociety, GDPR, Personal Data, Uncategorized

The adoption of GDPR sparked a debate on whether non-EU companies that don’t process personal data of EU residents should comply with the regulations or not, even though they are not obliged by law. In this article, we will discuss the benefits of voluntary compliance for non-EU companies.

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Marketing and GDPR: back to contextual marketing

Categories fsociety, GDPR, marketing insights, marketing strategies, Uncategorized

The EU approved the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2016 and 2 years later in May 2018, it came into effect. Since then, the world of marketing has been facing some issues. In fact, each company needs to review their marketing strategy or they could be facing huge fines for noncompliance. However, how can they change their marketing practices to become compliant? This is where contextual marketing comes into play.

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Data Protection Officers (DPO) pivital for European Union’s GDPR

Categories DPO, fsocietygr, GDPR, Personal Data

On 14th of April 2016, the EU adopted the General Data Protection Regulation GDPR, replacing the1995 Data Protection Directive. The new regulation came into force on the 25th of May 2018, giving companies a two-year grace period to fully comply. Among the numerous critical requirements, the need for appointing a Data Protection Officer (DPO) has been one of the key factors.

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