You will understand how the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was developed and when it will be fully applicable. Where you can find why this new regulation was developed and what the content is of its 11 chapters. You will understand the major changes of this new regulation and how it is differs from the Directive: An increased territorial scope is established covering all companies doing data processing or controlling in the EU. Organizations in breach can be fined up to 4% of annual global turnover or €20 Million. The conditions for consent have been strengthened. Data breach notification will become mandatory. The data subject has a right to access the data and a right to be forgotten. Data must be portable. Privacy must be designed in and a Data Protection Officer must be appointed. New processes, terms and acronyms are shown. The impact of this new regulation on your business will be discussed. Finally a timeline of the implementation is shown. A lessons learned concludes this e-learning course.