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Organizations located both within and outside of the EU which offer goods or services to, or monitor the behavior of, EU data subjects. It also applies to all companies processing and holding the personal data of data subjects residing in the European Union, regardless of the company’s location.  GDPR expands rights of our European-resident members with regards to their data.

I still have no idea what GDPR really is.  What is it? Why do we at DA care?

We collect personal information at DA to be able to contact our members and inform them about voting and other issues.  GDPR expands the existing definition of personal data and lays out new standards regarding the use and protection of this data. In addition to this, GDPR specifies that EU residents own their personal data and can therefore control how it may be used.