With the European Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), there are many aspectswhich must be taken into account to comply with data protection laws and cookies in Europe.
If your company operates in Spain or any other European country, you must comply with both EU and national regulations guaranteeing the protection of personal data of residents in Europe. It is a legal obligation, and failure to comply can result in a fine of up to €20,000,000 or 4% of the company’s overall annual turnover.
This means if you have a website or a database with the names, surnames, e-mail addresses and/or telephone numbers of your customers and suppliers, you must implement a series of measures complying with the general data protection regulations.
For instance, you will need to have a processing register, which replaces old record files. You also must detail the security measures for each register. You must also receive the explicit consent of the users, who acquire new rights: