What happens if your Company breaches EU privacy regulation? You don’t want to know..

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It is not that easy: data security does not equal privacy.

A regulation approved by the European Parliament aimed at protecting citizens’ privacy comes with sweeping penalties for breaches—up to €100 million (US$139 million) or a penalty that would be likely set on 2 percent of global annual turnover. 

In addition, the European Data Protection Regulation applies not only to European companies, but any company that does business in the European Union.

Having safely stored her data, a company may still be in breach of European data protection regulation.

A 2015 survey from Varonis (http://www.varonis.com/research/) found that nearly half of European IT professionals would struggle to meet the new EU data protection requirements. 30% of the surveyed companies do not have a plan to enable them to comply with the new legislation.

Compliance with EU data protection law makes a Company’s life easier (and much, much, much cheaper).

Learn what legal requirements you must follow by downloading Aphaia’s white paper on Privacy and Big Data in the Cloud, and get to know more on how to subscribe to our services at Aphaia.co.uk

Giulia Barcaro

Giulia Barcaro

Client Relations Manager at Aphaia
Giulia Barcaro graduated at the London School of Economics with a MSC in Human Rights and International Law. She worked as a trainee lawyer in Polizzi & Guariso in Milan, specializing in human rights law, and collaborate with Client Earth London and the Rainforest Foundation as a law & policy advisor for sustainability, CSR and communities rights in the Congo basin.
Giulia Barcaro

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