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.

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…

Everything you need to know about the GPDR Data Protection Officer (DPO)

Under certain conditions, the GDPR requires organizations to appoint a Data Protection Officer. In this article, we go over the profile and duties of this type of GDPR officer….

News & Updates

The GDPR meets its first challenge: Facebook

Facebook’s repeated data breaches are precisely what the General Data Protection Regulation tried to address with its explicit guidelines about reporting breaches. Facebook’s haphazard response has it facing a…

January 4, 2019 Read more
What might the ‘US GDPR’ look like? American business community weighs in

In the wake of repeated data leaks, the Business Roundtable proposed a framework for US national privacy legislation. The recommendations represent the position of over 200 corporations and come…

December 11, 2018 Read more
Six months of the GDPR: What do we know?

October marked six months under the new GDPR regulations. The findings from this initial period suggest that consumers are increasingly holding companies accountable for proper data security and that…

November 26, 2018 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