THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR)
Data Protection legislative framework applicable from 25th May 2018.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies from 25th May 2018.it has general application to the processing of personal data in the EU, setting out more extensive obligations on data controllers and processors, and providing strengthened protections for data subjects. Although the GPDR is directly applicable as a law in all Member states, it allows for certain issues to be given further effect in national law. In Ireland the national law, which, amongst other things, gives further effect to the GDPR, is the Data Protection Act 2018.
From May 25th 2018, processing of personal data in the context of certain electronic communications (including, amongst other things, unsolicited electronic communications made by phone, e-mail, and SMS) is subject to both the general laws set out in the GPDR and the general law set out in the “e-privacy Regulations”
The Escape Ireland collects and processes information about customers. The Data Protection Act 1998 – onwards requires The Escape Ireland to obtain your agreement before this can be done.