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You may find hereinbelow the answers to the most common questions about GDPR.

What does GDPR mean?
GDPR is the acronym of General Data Protection Regulation. It is the new European privacy regulation which has become enforceable on May 25, 2018. The GDPR replaces and updates the EU Data Protection Directive (Directive 95/46/EC) and is intended to harmonize data protection laws throughout the...
What is a personal data?
“Personal data” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. An identifiable natural person is one who may be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online...
Who may be a data subject under the GDPR?
A data subject is a natural person to whom personal data relates. This data subject shall be located in the European Union to be protected by the GDPR.
Who are the data controllers under the GDPR?
Data controllers are natural or legal person who determine the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal data are, or are to be, processed.
Who are the data processors under the GDPR?
Data processors are natural person or legal entity who process data on behalf of the data controller.
What are the main GDPR principles?
Fairness and Transparency: Data Controllers and Data Processors ("Organisations") shall process personal data fairly and provide individuals with information about how and why their personal data is processed. Lawful Processing: Organisations shall only process personal data lawfully where the...
Which rights data subject may exercise under the GDPR?
Individuals have numerous rights under data protection law, including: ...
Does the GDPR apply only for organisations established in the EU?
No, this regulation applies to the processing of personal data of data subjects located in the European Union regardless of the location of the controller or processor either related to: (a) the offering of goods or services, irrespective of whether a payment by the data subject is required or...
Is data subjects consent mandatory to process their personal data?
No, processing shall be lawful if and to the extent that at least one of the following applies:...
Is it mandatory that European personal data be stored within Europe?
No, the GDPR does not contain any obligation to store personal information in Europe. However, transfers of European personal data outside the European Economic Area (EEA) requires to be covered by appropriate safeguards such as standard data protection clauses implementation.