1. This Regulation lays down rules relating to the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and rules relating to the free movement of personal data.
2. This Regulation protects fundamental rights and freedoms of natural persons and in particular their right to the protection of personal data.
3. The free movement of personal data within the Union shall be neither restricted nor prohibited for reasons connected with the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data.
The GDPR is an EU regulation regarding ‘ordinary’ people’s data and how these can be treated. The GDPR is the main regulation in the EU on the processing of personal data.
The GDPR protects the rights of people who have their data processed and ensure that processing is done securely.