By Hudson Cook, LLP
U.S.-based businesses, like automobile dealers, have no doubt heard about the European Union’s new data protection law, the General Data Protection Regulation, or the “GDPR.” Dealers may have been approached by enterprising vendors trying to pitch their compliance solutions, or they may have been asked to certify their compliance under the GDPR to other businesses. The GDPR is a complex law, and we have seen too many misimpressions and myths about the law to count.
Before signing anything or struggling to understand exactly what the GDPR requires businesses to do, dealers should step back and consider whether they are subject to the GDPR. The GDPR is an EU law, but it can apply to some U.S.-based businesses. Considering whether your dealership may be subject to the GDPR will require some thought. In this webinar, we discuss the GDPR’s scope to help you better understand whether you are subject to the GDPR, as well as several hypothetical examples to demonstrate how to approach this fact-intensive question:
Please note that our webinar is not legal advice, so you should consult your own counsel when evaluating your specific situation.