Data Privacy (GDPR)

Regulation (EU) 2016/679 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (GDPR) applies as of 25 May 2018. It repeals Directive 95/46/EC.

The regulation is an essential step to strengthen individuals' fundamental rights in the digital age and facilitate business by clarifying rules for companies and public bodies in the digital single market.

The text of the GDPR is available in all EU languages on the European Commission website and in pdf format in English by clicking here.

The cross-references between the articles and the recitals in the preamble can be found at: