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Does the GDPR apply to your NZ business?

Written by David Alizade, PARTNER on May 25th, 2018.    


The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on 25 May 2018.  The GDPR changes the EU’s legislative framework around how organisations collect, store and manage personal data and, as a New Zealand organisation, you may be affected by the GDPR.  This flow chart gives a quick summary on whether the GDPR applies to your business.


Disclaimer: This flow chart is a highly summarised version of the GDPR.  The GDPR is highly nuanced and we recommend you get specific legal advice on the actual application of the GDPR to your business.

For more information

See our article 'The EU General Data Protection Regulation: Why it May Affect You, and What You Need to Do' for a more detailed summary on whether the new regulation could apply to your organisation, and what you need to do to ensure that you comply with a rapidly evolving global data protection landscape.

A copy of the GDPR can be found here.


How we can help

Our team of New Zealand and UK qualified lawyers would be pleased to discuss the impact of the GDPR with you in further detail, answer your questions, and assist you to comply with your obligations.

If you have any questions on the GDPR, or if you would like us to assist you to comply with its requirements, please contact one of the contributors.

Disclaimer: The information contained in this publication is of a general nature and is not intended as legal advice.  It is important that you seek legal advice that is specific to your circumstances.

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