The General Data Protection Regulation comes into force on May 25th 2018
GDPR will affect the whole of the EU Zone, which currently spans 28 member countries and half a billion citizens.
However, companies outside these zones will still have to meet the standards if they wish to continue using data from customers in the EU.
It is backed up by large fines for transgression and enshrines several rights including:
Access readily-available information in plain language about how personal data is used
Access to personal data
Have incorrect personal data deleted or corrected
Have personal data rectified and erased in certain circumstances (sometimes referred to as the “right
to be forgotten”)
Restrict or object to processing of personal data
Receive a copy of personal data
Object to processing of data for specific uses, such as marketing or
What are the challenges and opportunities for FileMaker developers
How can we demonstrate that our apps are both compliant and provide customers with the tools to comply