Data Privacy is an enhancing technology that allows companies to meet one of the key requirements of the GDPR “Privacy by Design and by Default”. It provides Controllers a mechanism to ensure that real personal data is not processed in non-production environments. Below are a few important notes to remember about GDPR:
- If your company is processing data of EU residents, GDPR applies to you!
- Non-compliance can result in severe penalties of up to 4% of worldwide revenue!
Companies must protect personal data including names, addresses, photos, e-mails, bank details, posts on social networking sites, medical information, and IP addresses in their production and non-production environments.