Welcome to the GDPR learning center
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a set of data privacy laws affecting the European Union. Businesses are required to take steps towards compliance by May 25, 2018.
GDPR applies to any business that stores or handles data in the EU, regardless of where the company is located.
Businesses will need to update systems to comply with new privacy requirements, changing the way that business is done.
Users will have more control over personal data than ever while companies will be given increased responsibilities surrounding security and data handling.
Security measures must be implemented, as well as detailed records to assure compliance and data protection.
Companies must obtain consent for data collection and processing, disclose data usages, and alert people of breaches.
GDPR presents new challenges for storing and processing data, but it also presents opportunities to prepare for the future.
Creating a compliance roadmap
Planning for required changes will prevent gaps and assure compliance.
Business as usual
Allowing revenue streams to run during compliance is a top priority.
Adapting to changes
Policies and systems require transformation to address requirements.
Plan for ongoing GDPR compliance and prepare for future regulations.
Find the right solutions
The complexities of GDPR require implementing multiple solutions.
Work smart and fast
Accelerate efforts with multiple coordinated workstreams.
Make good-faith efforts
Make an effort to implement good practices and policies right away.
Get the right people
Identify the right vendors and solutions for your business.
Take steps towards compliance based on industry practices.
Establish a process for addressing future laws and requirements.
A data protection officer must be appointed to maintain compliance.
Committing to protecting data privacy strengthens customer loyalty.
SAP experts can help evaluate your entire lifecycle of personal data to assure that your business is GDPR compliant.
Assess systems, processes, and practices for handling information to identify gaps in compliance and potential risks.
Establish data management and governance strategies that integrate data privacy into existing processes and products.
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