2018 reform of EU data protection rules

Stronger rules on data protection mean people have more control over their personal data and businesses benefit from a level playing field.

As of May 2018, with the entry into application of the General Data Protection Regulation, there is one set of data protection rules for all companies operating in the EU, wherever they are based.

Stronger rules on data protection mean

  • people have more control over their personal data
  • businesses benefit from a level playing field