Guidance on upcoming new data protection rules across the EU

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The European Commission has published guidance to facilitate the smooth application of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the new EU-wide data protection instrument. The regulation will become directly applicable on 25 May 2018, 2 years after its adoption and entry into force, replacing Directive 95/46/EC.

The Commission has also launched a new online tool dedicated to help citizens, businesses, in particular small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), and other organisations to comply and benefit from the new data protection rules.

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