The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force on the 25th May 2018, replacing the existing data protection framework under the EU Data Protection Directive.
The office of the Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) is aware that the increased obligations that the GDPR places on companies might cause some anxieties for business planners. This document is the first in a series that will issue in the run-up to the 25th May 2018 implementation date. The aim is to try to alleviate some of those concerns, and facilitate a smooth transition to future data privacy standards for data controllers and data subjects alike.
Find the full article here http://gdprandyou.ie/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/The-GDPR-and-You-2.pdf