On May 25th, 2018 the European Union’s General data protection regulation (GDPR) took effect. You may be asking yourself, what does that have to do with me? I’m a furniture manufacturer located in the United States. How can an EU law affect my business?
You’re not alone. In a recent survey conducted by Sage, 91% of American businesses lacked awareness surrounding details of the GDPR. 84% of those surveyed don’t understand the implications for their specific businesses.