It is quite likely that you might have come across the term GDPR or the General Data Protection Regulation if you have a business in the European Union. In the same vein, you might also have heard of it in case you have contacts or clients based in the EU. If you haven’t, let us tell you what GDPR is! It is a privacy law in the European Union that will come into effect starting the 25th of May this year. This privacy law will be responsible for regulating the use of personal data and treating it that belongs to the citizens of EU.
All the businesses based in the European Union in addition to everyone who processes the private data of the citizens of EU is predicted to be affected by the General Data Protection Regulation. The GDPR will likely be on your radar if you ever record, use, collect, store or erase the personal data belonging to the contacts or customers in the European Union. It is not an exaggeration to say that businesses throughout the globe will have a significant influence as a result of the implementation of this new law.
How is Aritic preparing to help its European Users for the impending GDPR?
The team of Aritic has been in the process of updating and reviewing all the internal data and system processes to ensure that they are all ready for May. They will also be shortly releasing their Data Processing Agreement that will be an updated version. This will be a boon for the customers as they will now be able to transfer all the personal data of the European Union legally to Aritic products as soon as the GDPR comes into effect.
They are continuing with the preparation that will likely go on till this month end. That said, they have made a substantial amount of progress. They are ready to conform with the GDPR in a committed manner and want to assist their customers in the compliance of the same.
How to make your business ready for GDPR?
We know how much time and effort goes into preparing a business for the advent of the GDPR. This is why the upcoming GDPR guide can help you through the process including how to use Aritic products under this new privacy law. We promise to keep updating the guide as and when we get more information about the subject at hand.
Feel free to email our legal team if you have any further queries about the GDPR or its effect on Aritic. Please also note that this blog post is only meant to help you with the information and does not claim to give any legal consultation or advice to the readers.