A new study shows that organizations are aware of the measures that organizations processing personal data have to adapt to meet the obligations of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (96 %). The GDPR shall apply as from 25 May 2018. Nearly all (96 %) of the organizations will start preparation for the new data protection legislation during this year.
At the same time up to 63 % of the organizations told that they will need help to reach the compliance with the GDPR.
Privaon has been conducting a yearly study to examine the companies’ attitudes towards the chancing privacy legislation since 2014. The purpose of the study has been to examine the Finnish companies’ awareness of changes on the data protection legislation and to find out how willing controllers have been to adapt measures to meet the GDPR´s obligations. On the basis of the results, analyzing of how the companies’ attitudes has changed during the preparation of the regulation has been possible.
The white paper can be downloaded in Finnish.