We are less than a month away from the launch of the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). While the regulation is for the Europe, it has global implications since any organization that deals with Europe and its citizens need to comply. EMI understands the implications and has put together a series of FAQs to review to help you get a better idea what GDPR is and what EMI are doing to get and maintain compliance.
GDPR goes into effect on May 25, 2018. At this time all organizations that do business in the EU or with EU citizens must be compliant.
We are working with all our partners to ensure we are GDPR complaint. At this time, over 90% of our network is compliant, and the rest will be by May 25, 2018.
We maintain a strict partner review program with our partners. We are also reviewing all surveys we provide sample for to ensure that none of the GDPR regulations are broken.
Personal data is any information related to a natural person or ‘Data Subject’, that can be used to directly or indirectly identify the person. This includes:
Yes, GDPR requires that parental consent be given for the processing of any personal data of children under the age of 16. Member states may legislate for a lower age of consent, but this will not be below the age of 13.
Want more details on EMI’s GDPR compliance plan? Click the button below to read our commitment to GDPR document.