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EU General Data Protection Regulation

In April 2016, the EU Commission and Parliament adopted the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”). The GDPR is designed to harmonise national data protection laws across the EU, whilst at the same time, modernising the law to address new technological developments. As a regulation, the GDPR will be directly applicable, and therefore enforceable, in all 28 EU Member States as of the 25 May 2018.