The General Data Protection Regulation comes into force on 25 May 2018. Every company that handles EU citizens' data will need to be compliant.
GDPR is a set of laws that require best practice in the collection, handling, storage and destruction of the personal data of European citizens. GDPR for events and conferences is critical, as they involve the regular and systematic collection of personal data on a large scale. GDPR applies wherever a European citizen attends an event anywhere – so GDPR for American events cannot be ignored!
GDPR comes into force in:
Free GDPR Resources for Events and Marketing Professionals