Personalized marketing or ‘one-to-one’ marketing was built on the assumption that people are willingly or unknowingly ready to ‘give in’ their personal data in exchange for a more personalized experience or for ‘free’ services. But now, after the introduction of GDPR, businesses will not be in control of consumers’ personal data anymore: clients themselves have to be in charge of that.
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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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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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