Poll: Are you aware of and prepared for the the European Union's GDPR?
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This forum topic is for the discussion of the poll question "Are you aware of and prepared for the the European Union's GDPR?".

This poll was originally submitted by Paulo Caldeira. View the poll results »



 

Teresa Borges
Portugal
Local time: 12:15
Member (2007)
English to Portuguese
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Other Apr 16

https://www.proz.com/forum/poll_discussion/324349-poll_does_the_new_general_data_protection_regulation_gdpr_concern_you.html

 

José Henrique Lamensdorf  Identity Verified
Brazil
Local time: 08:15
English to Portuguese
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No preparation required Apr 16

I am in Brazil, and most of my foreign clients are located in North America.
Even if it were specific to the services I provide, there wouldn't be any cause for alarm.


 

neilmac  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 13:15
Spanish to English
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Other Apr 16

I'm aware that some people appear to be getting their knickers in a twist about it. I do know it's about privacy. That's not really an issue for me, as I have a relationship of trust with my clients and most of the texts I work on are in the public domain. I'll look into it in more detail after next week, as this week I'm very busy with other things.

 

Marjolein Snippe  Identity Verified
Netherlands
Local time: 13:15
Member (2012)
English to Dutch
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getting ready Apr 16

I will be attending an information event about the GDPR next week, to find out what it will mean for me.

 

Maxi Schwarz
Local time: 06:15
German to English
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I just looked it up now Apr 16

I had no idea what those initials represented. A quick google gave me this:
http://business.financialpost.com/executive/many-canadian-organizations-unprepared-for-the-eus-gdpr-compliance-deadline
But I don't know how this affects translators, or if it does.


 


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