What is GDPR? A compliance guide

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GDPR – business or pleasure?

Do you remember GDPR (or, for mnemonic assistance, Gitte and Per)? This is one of three posts on the EU law that everybody feared last year: What did we think it was, what is it, and what effects has it had?

As of the 25th of May 2018 the new general data protection regulations came out. The purpose of GDPR is to give people control over their own personal data and give them the power to decide who can use it and when it can be used. The new regulations were written with large corporations in mind, but they also have implications for the academic world, for example when personally sensitive data is used …