Have you noticed that recently many of the website you frequent have asked you to accept their privacy policies when you visit the homepage? Since when do you have to accept or decline policies before viewing a website? Well, apparently there’s no more simply storing things away into the terms and conditions section that no one ever reads. The European Union wants consumers to have more of a right to know what type of information websites are storing about them, so they passed this new privacy law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This law requires companies to do a lot more than tucking this information away in the fine print. Read the full article at Modern Treatise
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