General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
New European Union data privacy laws have global impact.
Why you should care about GDPR
The extraterritorial nature of the Regulation means GDPR will affect any business that has access to or processes the personal data of an EU resident, regardless of where the business is located or how the data is collected.
What is GDPR?
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the biggest overhaul of EU data protection law in more than 20 years. It replaces the current EU Data Protection Directive and aims to create unified data protection legislation covering all individuals in the European Union. It will take effect on 25 May 2018.
Impact of GDPR
GDPR is designed to increase the protection of personal data for all EU residents regardless of where it is collected or stored. The extraterritorial nature of the regulation will be felt globally, because all companies that capture data of EU residents will be required to comply with the legislation. Are you ready?
GDPR doesn’t start with technology
GDPR is a legal compliance issue, achieved through a robust data privacy compliance framework. Technology can help maintain compliance, but technology deployment alone will not satisfy all GDPR requirements.
To comply with GDPR, it's essential to create the right legal foundation.
NetApp can help you prepare for GDPR
NetApp understands data privacy. And we can help you, because we have built and implemented the highest data privacy foundation for our own business.
A data privacy partner you can trust
Choosing the right partner is key to your success. NetApp is one of less than 100 companies globally to earn the distinguished Binding Corporate Rules (BCRs) approval. BCRs are an EU recognition of a set of stringent, intracorporate policies that enable multinational organizations to prove that personal data across borders complies with EU data protection laws. We’ve done it. We can help you.
How GDPR impacts IT
You are responsible for the data you collect, process, and manage, wherever it resides. Your responsibility also extends to your partners that collect or process data on your behalf.
Together with a rich portfolio of solutions and best-of-breed technology partners, NetApp can help you architect the right solutions to maximize the value of your data, while maintaining strict GDPR compliance.
How do I get started?
Our unique approach to privacy compliance and data management through the NetApp® Data Fabric enables businesses to easily access data and to improve the visibility, security, and portability of that data.
Start down the right path with NetApp business consulting services to begin planning and designing your data privacy initiative.
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How to Know if you are Compliant
For companies who haven’t started preparing for GDPR, the clock is ticking – the deadline is for compliance is 25th, May 2018!
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