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Getting the picture right: 12 common misconceptions about GDPR

Getting the picture right: 12 common misconceptions about GDPR

Getting the picture right: 12 common misconceptions about GDPR

18.01.2018 BE law

Within a few months, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will become fully effective, implying changes in the processes and policies used by companies for the collection and processing of personal data.

As a result, a large number of entities are immersed in a process of adaptation to a new framework that poses numerous unknowns and that, therefore, can lead to errors in the design of new policies and procedures.

In the present article, we highlight some misconceptions that exist regarding the interpretation of the GDPR. Stibbe, together with Chiomenti, Cuatrecasas, GIDE and Gleiss Lutz, have gathered 12 common misconceptions in a single document, reflecting some common misconceptions about the implementation of the GDPR.

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