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Europe's New Data Protection Act Signals A Marketing Upheaval

Trend Summary: Europe's new Data Protection regulations signal the beginning of a paradigm shift.


With the looming General Data Protection Regulation [GDPR], Europe is about to change the rules relating to data, and it's got the digital marketing and publishing worlds in a state of upheaval. Right now, the name of the game is compliance and it’s a mad dash for ...

...  all entities holding data on EU citizens to bring themselves in line with the new requirements.

Or at very least figure out what they should be doing differently. 

Marketers and their compliance departments are now so bogged down in the minutiae of the new regulations that they’re failing to acknowledge the bigger picture.

GDPR is just the beginning of an even larger, more structural shift in which consumers begin to grasp the inequities of the "value exchange" in which they've been unwitting participants for years. This shift will continue to have implications for marketers well after the dust from GDPR settles.

Read the original unabridged MediaPost.com article.

[Estimated timeframe:Q1 2018]

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...  all entities holding data on EU citizens to bring themselves in line with the new requirements.

Or at very least figure out what they should be doing differently. 

Marketers and their compliance departments are now so bogged down in the minutiae of the new regulations that they’re failing to acknowledge the bigger picture.

GDPR is just the beginning of an even larger, more structural shift in which consumers begin to grasp the inequities of the "value exchange" in which they've been unwitting participants for years. This shift will continue to have implications for marketers well after the dust from GDPR settles.

Read the original unabridged MediaPost.com article.

[Estimated timeframe:Q1 2018]

All data sources are attributed with links to the original insight. The insight is then summarised and, where appropriate, enhanced with additional information.

Source: MediaPost.com
MTT insight URL: http://marketingtrendtracker.com/article.aspx?id=7325