This is a continually evolving list of GDPR Frequently Asked Questions

Doe the GDPR only apply to EU companies?

No. The GDPR applies to any organisation globally that targets the processing of data from people in the EU.

Does Brexit mean that the GDPR won’t apply to the UK?

No. The UK Government has confirmed that post Brexit the GDPR regulations will remain in force. More detail.

Do I need a Data Protection Officer for GDPR Compliance?

Most likely, if you are a large organisation, process lots of end user data or a Government organisation. More detail.

Carl Gottlieb

Carl Gottlieb is the privacy lead and Data Protection Officer for a select group of leading tech companies. Carl’s consultancy company Cognition provides a range of privacy and security services including virtual DPO and virtual CISO.