On May 25, 2018, the European Union’s new data privacy regulations went into effect.
The new policy, known as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is designed to give individuals increased control over their personal information by increasing the transparency of where their information is going. The hope is that GDPR will “harmonize data privacy laws across Europe, protect and empower all EU citizens’ data privacy and reshape the way organizations across the region approach data privacy.”
The European Council and other governing bodies are implementing GDPR to keep up with the current data-driven world. Some of these requirements include:
How Globanet can help:
Companies subject to GDPR are advised to start preparing for GDPR now in order to avoid the risk of heavy financial fines. One way to ensure compliance is through Globanet Merge1. A communications and content archiving tool, Merge1 is instrumental in the archiving and retaining customer data in order to comply with GDPR. Merge1 is the simplest and most affordable way to achieve data compliance because it leverages your existing infrastructure.
Merge1 extends the ability of your email archive to capture non-email communications
Once these content types are ingesting into your current email archive — whether on-prem or in the Cloud — the data can be retained, searched during eDiscovery and reproduced for regulator inquiries and internal Information Governance.