What is GDPR? It applies to most organisations, businesses & governments. The chances are, that anyone collecting data from customers and users will need to comply with these laws to make sure client data is being protected. It was put into effect on the 25th of May 2018 and those who violate the regulations could be hit with heavy harsh fines. Channel 4 has released a video on the importance of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) and what the regulations mean for us.