General Data Protection Regulation 2018 (GDPR)

by | Jan 11, 2018 | Technology News

What is the General Data Protection Regulation 2018 (GDPR)?

The General Data Protection Regulation, also known as GDPR, is the latest, and according to experts, it’s deepest reform to the General Data Protection Regulation with a scope in Spain and other countries in the European Union (EU). This new European Data Protection Regulation will affect all those companies -large or small- that work in the European Union and that have information on EU citizens.

The GDPR Regulation implies …

Companies that do not comply with the GDPR can face fines of up to 20 millions euros or 4% of the global turnover per year. The General Data Protection Regulation has among its interesting aspects the creation of a new figure “Data Protection Officer” (DPO) who will be an employee of each of the companies, regardless of their size, in charge of compliance with the regulation once in force.

As some experts already affirm, this new General Data Protection Regulation will be difficult for small and medium-sized companies to comply with it, due to proactive attitude that GDPR requires, making companies have the technical and organizational measures that must be implemented in their organizations to comply with General Data Protection Regulation 2018. The GDPR has the code (EU) 2016/679.

General Data Protection Regulation 2018 PDF

When does the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) come into force?

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on May 25, 2018, affecting sellers and companies that seek to reach millions of citizens of the European Union. The European Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will have a global impact and will apply to all companies that monitor EU residents for analytical, advertising and marketing purposes.

Technology for compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation 2018

For the fulfillment of the new General Data Protection Regulation in Europe, we have developed some solutions in the Cloud that solve the security aspects that the GDPR requires from companies. Understanding the most relevant aspects of the GDPR, we can say that Recordia and eComfax perfectly comply with the requirements and facilitate compliance with the new regulation, due to:

  1. The encryption (anonymization) of the data.
  2. The custody of data in the most secure environment that exists today: the Cloud.
  3. The traceability and absolute control of access to that information.
  4. The right to oblivion. A customer can ask at any time to delete all the information that the company has about the people.
  5. The right to portability. Any customer can ask to be delivered in a digital file all the information that the company has about him
  6. Compliance with the ENS (National Security Scheme) guaranteeing the highest standards in digital security throughout the process.

All the big consultants: Gartner, IDC, Forrester … agree that in the next two years there will be big fines … do not be one of them!