As of May 25th The new EU data rules have come into effect – and it will have a huge impact on organizations in North America.
If your company has offices or employees in locations globally, and processes, stores or transmits any EU citizens’ personal data, then the new rules certainly apply to you.
The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is one of the biggest shake-ups ever seen affecting how data relating to an individual should be handled. As the gatekeepers and processors of personal data, HR and People teams have a crucial and legal role to play. The costs for non-compliance could cost companies dearly.