Each and every online citizen’s inbox has been inundated with this subject line of emails for many months now. This is the GDPR effect!
GDPR applies to all the organizations that regulate in the European Union (EU) or deal with the data of EU residents. There are a lot of organizations and a lot of updated privacy policies.
What Does GDPR Say?
Main reasons why organizations are updating their privacy policies and their consumers, subscribers, and users receiving emails announcing these updates.
Question 1: Who is collecting the data of the data subject?
The organization should clearly mention the name of the company, subsidiary, or any other entity that is collecting the data.
Question 2: What data is collected and for how long will it be stored?
There should be clear and concise information about the data of the individual that the organization will be storing or processing. Store and/or process the data which they intend needs to specify the time period in the organization
Question 3: What is the legal justification for the data collection?
Companies must inform their data subjects about the specific reasons for which their data is being collected. Helps the users understand that their data is being used for the specific purpose as part of their service delivery.
Question 4: Will the data be shared with other entities?
Question 5: What rights does the user have?