The General Data Protection Regulation replaces previous data protection laws as they are not sufficient in protecting the vast amount of information and personal data that is now processed on a daily basis. It’s important for business and individuals to understand and be prepared for the GDPR, in order to avoid the high fines and serious consciences of non-compliance.
Some terminology associated with the GDPR may be confusing if you’ve never encountered them before and feel overwhelming, so we’ve created this GDPR glossary of key terms to help you fully understand the GDPR and its principles.
It is important and helpful to understand the terminology used when describing GDPR.
Knowing and being aware of these key terms will allow you to understand the responsibilities and roles GDPR places on different individuals, identify and understand the policies and procedures you must comply with and help you avoid non-compliance.
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