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New Guide: Getting Ready for GDPR With OroCommerce

April 11, 2018 | Oro Team

GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is a law on protection of personal data of the European Union (EU) residents and citizens that will take effect on May 25, 2018. By that date, businesses having access to personal data of customers residing in one of the 28 EU member states must conform to strict GDPR provisions. Regulatory non-compliance would cost dearly: any breach would result in a fine of at least €20 million. To comply with GDPR, companies should carefully revise their inner processes and technical infrastructure including business applications used to manage customer information. So if you transact with the EU customers and utilize OroCommerce, it’s time to learn more about fulfilling the GDPR obligations with your Oro application.

In our new Guide to Getting Ready for GDPR with OroCommerce, you will find out what exactly you should do to prepare for the GDPR and successfully maintain the compliance of your OroCommerce deployment.

Who Should Read This Guide?

Getting Ready for GDPR with Oro Commerce guide is a must-read if you’re in charge of customer interactions or technology in any of the following job functions:

  • Information Security or Chief Information Officer;
  • Storefront Administrator;
  • Commerce Manager;
  • Business Owner or CEO.

Key Takeaways Include:

  • Organizational data audit (logical structure, physical storages, and integrations). Find out how to properly inspect and update OroCommerce entities and elements related to personal client data storage.
  • Collecting user consent (collecting, storing, and reporting collected consents). Learn how to collect, store, and present user consent for private information processing in OroCommerce to comply with the GDPR.
  • Exercising user rights (recommended actions to seamlessly execute user rights). Learn how to execute user requests such as the right to access, right to rectification, right to data portability, and right to erasure using OroCommerce.
  • Other crucial GDPR checkpoints to mind. See how OroCommerce relates to the essential GDPR checkpoints including the transfer of customer personal data outside your organization, data retention, and the ‘privacy by design’ software development approach.

The provisions of the GDPR require companies to revise and adjust the way they store, collect and transfer data of their customers residing within the EU states. To get ready for the new changes and be sure you and your IT and customer-facing employees are able to meet strict GDPR requirements, download the Getting Ready for GDPR with OroCommerce guide.

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