Implications of the GDPR for Swiss undertakings
Data protection is shaping industries around the globe
The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), in force as of 25 May 2018, is designed to give natural persons residing in the European Union greater control of their personal data.
The GDPR has extraterritorial application, meaning that it can also apply outside the EU if certain conditions are met.
Relevant criteria which make the GDPR applicable in Switzerland: