Note: This article is for general information only and is not intended as legal advice. Organizations should seek out independent legal advice to comply with GDPR. With the deadline for GDPR fast approaching, ClearCompany has the solutions to make sure you and your company remain within compliance. GDPR, or General Data Protection Regulation, provides more rights to individuals in the EU. This regulation was approved by the European Parliament in 2016 and will go into effect on May 25, 2018.