The coming into effect of this regulation determines rigid duties for any subject, companies, public administrations that are managing, preserving, transferring or handling personal data.
The GDPR originates from precise needs,as stated by the European Commission itself, like juridic certainty, harmonisation and better simplicity of the rules regarding personal data transfers from the UE to other parts of the world.
It is a necessary and urgent reply to the challenge posed by technological advancements and the new models of economic growth, keeping in mind the need to protect personal data to which the European Community (EU) citizens are every day more sensitive.
Said regulations must be obeyed both by the operating companies within the EU and the ones that, even though are located outside the EU, elaborate data of the citizens of a member state.
Companies and Offices will retain more responsibility and will incur heavy sanctions in case they would not obey the regulations.