Which of the following adopted a law on data protection and privacy for its citizens known as General Data Protection Regulation’ in April 2016 and started implementation of it from 25th May, 2018?
[UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2019 Prelims]
(c) The European Union
(d) The United States of America
- The GDPR is a regulation in EU law that aims to protect the privacy and data of citizens in the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA).
- It replaced the Data Protection Directive and has been implemented since May 25, 2018.
- Additionally, it includes provisions on the export of personal data outside the EU and EEA.