EUROPEAN UNION GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION | (GDPR)
GDPR INTERIM STATEMENT
EUROPEAN UNION GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR)
The GDPR goes into effect May 25, 2018. The GDPR was written to expand personal privacy rights for European Union (EU) residents. The rule:
Applies to all organizations that possess personal data provided by people while they are residing, permanently or temporarily, in the EU.
Defines data broadly: any data that can be used to identify an individual such as genetic, mental, cultural, economic, technological or social information.
Requires valid consent to collect personal data: consent must be informed, unambiguous, freely given.
Allows individuals the right to be forgotten.
LAKE ERIE COLLEGE'S GDPR PROGRAM
Lake Erie College has formed a working group to develop a GDPR compliance program. The group includes stake-holders from across the campus infrastructure.. The group has:
Created a plan to meet GDPR requirements
Created governance around GDPR data management
Began implementation of a GDPR program