A simple guide to key points of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for record labels, music companies, podcasts and musicians

A simple guide to key points of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for record labels, music companies, podcasts and musicians

What is GDPR? There has been a major shift in internet data and privacy laws in the European Union over the last few years. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679 is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union. It addresses the collection and use of personal data outside the EU. In most normal cases, why would you concern yourself with all this internet hullabaloo when you are in the music business? That only affects ‘other’ organisations in different industries, right? Even…continue reading →