Protecting the personal data of customers and employees has never been harder and the stakes have never been higher. Governments the world over are tightening restrictions and increasing fines for noncompliance. Related media stories involving companies such as Google and Facebook help ensure the public is aware of its data privacy rights. Understanding and fulfilling your own obligations in this climate is difficult, but it’s also essential, especially given strict and far-reaching legislation such as the EU’s GDPR.