Complete guide to GDPR compliance

GDPR.eu is a resource for organizations and individuals researching the General Data Protection Regulation.
Here you’ll find a library of straightforward and up-to-date information to help organizations
achieve GDPR compliance.

GDPR Overview

If you’re new to the GDPR, the information in this section will help you get up to speed about the European Union’s data protection law.

What is GDPR, the EU’s new data protection law?

What is the GDPR? Europe’s new data privacy and security law includes hundreds of pages’ worth of new requirements for organizations around the world. This GDPR overview will help…

Everything you need to know about the “Right to be forgotten”

Also known as the right to erasure, the GDPR gives individuals the right to ask organizations to delete their personal data. But organizations don’t always have to do it….

What are the GDPR Fines?

GDPR fines are designed to make non-compliance a costly mistake for both large and small businesses. In this article we’ll talk about how much is the GDPR fine and…

GDPR Compliance

The articles in this section provide simple and actionable insights to help you and your organization comply with the GDPR.

What is a GDPR data processing agreement?

Whether it’s an email client, a cloud storage service, or website analytics software, you must have a data processing agreement with each of these services to achieve GDPR compliance.

Writing a GDPR-compliant privacy notice (template included)

Download a PDF version of this template here. Transparency and informing the public about how their data are being used are two basic goals of the GDPR. This article…

How does the GDPR affect email?

The GDPR requires organizations to protect personal data in all its forms. It also changes the rules of consent and strengthens people’s privacy rights. In this article, we’ll explain…

News & Updates

59,000 breaches reported in first eight months of new GPDR requirements

The law firm DLA Piper surveyed European data protection agencies to tally up data breaches and GDPR fines issued since the GDPR requirements went into effect in May 2018….

February 8, 2019 Read more
What is considered personal data under the EU GDPR?

The EU’s GDPR only applies to personal data, which is any piece of information that relates to an identifiable person. It’s crucial for any business with EU consumers to…

February 1, 2019 Read more
What are the GDPR consent requirements?

One easy way to avoid large GDPR fines is to always get permission from your users before using their personal data. This article explains the GDPR consent requirements to help you comply.

January 25, 2019 Read more
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GDPR compliance checklist

The GDPR is especially daunting for SMEs. Use our GDPR compliance checklist to focus your efforts and ensure that you understand the practical steps required to avoid penalties.

Checklist

GDPR Forms and Templates

We've created some customizable templates for the most common GDPR forms that companies need in order to be compliant.

Data Processing Agreement Right to Erasure Request Form Privacy Policy