One year GDPR
How effective was the 1 year GDPR?
On May 25, 2018, was brought into force for the first time the GDPR, a regulation which applies to every organization that operate within the European Union. Organization had no other chance than to turn GDPR compliant by the due date otherwise they had to deal with really heavy fines. The objectives that treats are the following three:
Where the GDPR stands today?
Apparently through this year, not all organizations got compliant with the GDPR regulation, so we came to see Google paying a fine of 50 million to the French DPA for lack of transparency, inadequate information and lack of valid consent in relation to its use of personal data for personalized advertisements.
In Greece, the situation seem to have changed and organizations are putting a lot of effort in order to get compliant. Not all organizations took it seriously so in October 2018 we had the first fine to be imposed on three international organizations such as Wind, Vodafone and Cosmote for contacting with customers that had already opted out from their lists. Greek organization. According to surveys, three activities have shown the most delinquent behaviour and these are: Telemarketing, Promotional emails and Video surveillance.
What things we should do in order to be compliant?