Webair and the European Union General Data Protection Regulation

  • May 23, 2018

INTRODUCTION Effective 25 May, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) governs how companies must handle the personal data of EU residents, regardless of where in the world the data is located. Article 4 of the GDPR classifies those who handle data as ”data controllers” or “data processors”.  A data controller is “person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of processing of personal data”, while a data processor is a “person, public authority, agency or other body which processes personal data on behalf of the controller.”  “Processing’ means any […]

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