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The General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679, (the GDPR) came into force on 24 May 2016, but due to a two-year implementation period, its provisions will only be directly applicable and fully enforceable across all Member States from 25 May 2018.
The GDPR will repeal the Data Protection Directive, Directive 95/46/EC, and replace the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998).
For contracts that will not be in operation beyond the GDPR taking effect then the provisions of the DPA 1998 (rather than GDPR) will apply. However, when negotiating a new contract that requires data protection provis
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