GDPR, the General Data Protection Regulation which asserts and enforces protections on the personal information of EU citizens is on everyone’s minds these days. This is because it impacts any company anywhere in the world that interacts with citizens of the European Union (EU), even if that only means sending email messages to them. The kicker … if you are found to be in non-compliance you could earn yourself a fine of 20 million euros or 4% of your gross annual revenue, whichever is higher.
As an email security company, we receive a lot of questions around the intersection of email and GDPR. There is a whole lot of confusion out there and ambiguity in the regulations. In this post, we answer 10 of the most prominent and important questions on GDPR and email that we have seen. The answers are at times surprising and even enlightening. However, if you are unaware of the answers to these questions, you are almost certainly out of compliance with GDPR.
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