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    Top 3 GDPR resources...because you're almost out of time!

    Posted by Joanna Ellis-Escobar

    May 24, 2018 7:30:00 AM

    We know many of you are concerned about Friday's GDPR implementation deadline, so w e've put together a quick list of resources that can help you sort through what's needed.
    Remember, anyone who gathers information from online visitors in the European Union (even if they are not purchasing anything!) needs to comply with GDPR in order to avoid potential hefty fines in the millions. Yes, millions.
    We scoured all our faves to get you the best GDPR info out there. If you have questions about the new regulation set to go into effect on Friday, May 25, take a look at our top three GDPR resources or consult your legal counsel.  

    1) What is GDPR and What is Your Web Host's Role in It? (SITEGROUND) - This fantastic Q&A webinar with our hosting partner Siteground and their legal counsel provides lots of useful information.

    2) Get Ready for GDPR: Features You Can Start Using On Your Path to Compliance (HUBSPOT)
    - This is specific to forms, collecting and storing data and unsubscribing/opting out — all very important components of GDPR.
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    Topics: privacy policy, GDPR, compliance, General Data Protection Regulation

    [INFOGRAPHIC] The Ultimate Guide to GDPR

    Posted by Joanna Ellis-Escobar

    May 4, 2018 2:21:06 PM

    The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) enforcement clock is ticking, and with the May 25 deadline looming,

    businesses across the globe are wondering if and how the 99 articles included in the new legislation will affect them. 

    Did you know that anyone who has site visitors from the EU is affected by the GDPR, even if you don't sell products online?

    The GDPR overhaul is the EU’s largest change to privacy policy in more than two decades. Intended to better protect its citizens by ultimately dictating how organizations collect, process and store personal data, the essence of the regulation is transparency from organizations and individual control over users’ own data and privacy. And with hefty fines outlined for noncompliance, companies are sitting up and taking notice.

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    Topics: infographics, Ecommerce, privacy policy, GDPR, compliance


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