When I first started reading the EU General Data Protection Regulation, it took me a while to understand its structure — or in developer terms — its syntax.

The EU GDPR is a new binding regulation that aims to protect people’s rights to their personal data and privacy. It impacts everyone collecting and processing personal data inside the EU or anywhere in the world if the data subjects are EU citizens . The new regulation is enforced from 25th of May 2018 onwards.

Out of the 88 pages in English version of the EU GDPR, pages 1–31 hold the Preamble, while the Enacting terms are on pages 32–88. …

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