GDPR: Look Out for…

According to research, 11% of organizations say they are completely prepared for the on May 25, 33% are mostly prepared, and 44% are somewhat prepared.

This data may be somewhat misleading however. My guess is that most organizations are aiming to have controls and monitoring in place for all the GDPR stipulations by the May deadline. As with any compliance mandate, this is a sound plan but regardless of their preparation, organizations may still be challenged by Article 17 of GDPR, the right to erasure or more commonly known as the right to be forgotten.

As a review, article 17 states: “The data subject (i.e. EU citizens) shall have the right to obtain from the controller (i.e. the organization that collects, processes, and analyzes the data) the erasure of personal data concerning him or her without undue delay and the controller shall have the obligation to erase personal data without undue delay…”

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