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.

A guide to GDPR data privacy requirements

The EU General Data Protection Regulation isn’t just about data protection. Here’s what businesses need to know about data privacy in 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…

News & Updates

What are the data protection officer roles and responsibilities?

As we approach the anniversary of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we are finally starting to get a picture of data protection officers’ responsibilities and what the job looks like in practice.

March 14, 2019 Read more
Five takeaways for small businesses in Ireland’s GDPR report

Ireland is investigating big tech companies like Facebook and Apple for GDPR violations. A new Ireland GDPR report offers lessons for small businesses too.

March 8, 2019 Read more
What does GDPR stand for? (And other simple questions answered)

The EU GDPR has already had a profound effect on the way tech companies handle user data. But many still have basic questions about the bill. This article answers them.

March 1, 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