The numbers show that the GDPR – with only five months since its entry into effect – is not merely a set of general principles and empty promises but a practical and widely used tool for the protection of people’s privacy.
The European Data Protection Board claims that more than across Europe 42,230 complaints have been lodged across Europe. A large number of data breach notifications (nearly 13,000 overall) suggests that businesses and other organisations treat seriously the obligation imposed by Article 33 of the GDPR. As of 25 September, only six draft codes have been submitted: four in Romania, one in Poland, and one in Germany.
Full article: GDPR in Numbers