Data protection in Africa: where do we stand one year before GDPR

Albeit essentially a European statute, the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will be applicable as of May, 25th 2018, is expected to have much impact in African countries, as its scope will also cover many data controllers and processors established outside of the European Union – namely, all those who process data of individuals located within the EU as part of the selling of goods and services to such individuals or the monitoring thereof.

Source: Data protection in Africa: where do we stand one year before GDPR

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