The GDPR applies to all organizations, regardless of location, that collect, transmit, or process information about individuals. In accordance with EU legislation, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) governs privacy and data security in the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA). The GDPR is a critical component of EU privacy legislation and human rights law, specifically Article 8(1) of the European Union’s Constitutive act. Additionally, it talks about the transfer of personal information outside of the EEA and the EU.
The GDPR’s main goals are to give people more control and rights over personal data and to facilitate international business transactions for enterprises. All organizations must comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the GDPR while processing the personal data of EEA residents, who are referred to in the regulation which are regarded as “data subjects.” This regulation forbids the processing of personal data of people living inside the EEA based on their location, citizenship, or place of abode.