Caribbean hotels need to be GDPR compliant to avoid EU fines

(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO)  – This month the EU is undergoing one of the largest changes to data protection laws in the past 20 years. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect on the 25th May 2018, and Caribbean hotels must be ready to meet these regulations to ensure they avoid potentially significant fines.

The GDPR is designed to strengthen data protection for all individuals within the EU. Importantly for Caribbean businesses, it covers personal data collected and stored outside the EU. The GDPR aims primarily to give control back to citizens and residents over their personal data and to simplify the regulatory environment for international business. In short, GDPR compliance is required by every Caribbean hotel that takes bookings from EU residents…

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