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GDPR Compliance

The GDPR protects EU citizens' personal data by outlining rules organizations need to follow when collecting or processing personal data.

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Written by Brinna Smith
Updated over a week ago

Showbie is officially GDPR compliant since May 2018 and ensures continued GDPR compliance by regularly consulting with privacy experts.

In July 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued a landmark judgement regarding the transfer of personal data to the US, the so-called Schrems II ruling. Please see here for steps Showbie has taken to ensure continued GDPR compliance.

The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) comes into effect in May 2018 and replaces the 1995 EU DPD (Data Protection Directive). GDPR includes new provisions to increase the rights of data subjects (individuals who live in the EU) and the penalties for companies who are not compliant. 

Unlike the DPD which only governs entities within the EU, the GDPR applies both to business located in the EU as well as non-EU businesses who either market to individuals in the EU or who control or process personally identifiable data of EU citizens. 

The full GDPR text can be found here

Additional resources can be found on the GDPR's website. 

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