General Data Protection RegulationWhat is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)?GDPR is a new set of rules in the European Union designed to give residents of the EU more control over Personal Data. Its goal is to ensure that citizens and businesses in the European Union can fully benefit from the modern digital economy. According to the text, the “Regulation protects fundamental rights and freedoms of natural persons and in particular their right to the protection of personal data.” Generally, it applies to the Personal Data of EU residents and the companies that handle it. Refer to articles 1-3 of the GDPR to determine whether it applies to you.Your Rights Under GDPRIf GDPR applies to you, you can find the complete list of data subject rights in Chapter 3 of the GDPR, or see the summary below:Right to Access – You have the right to obtain information from the controller or processor (us) such as the purposes of processing, categories of personal data concerned, recipients of the data, how long it may be stored, and notification of the remaining rights outlined here.Right to Rectification – The right to rectification concerns the ability to correct any inaccurate data concerning the data subject. The data that we collect, such as your IP address, is not technically correctable, so we request that you exercise your right to erasure instead.Right to Erasure – This is also known as the right to be forgotten. If you request to be forgotten, your old ID will be disassociated from you and any information we have on that ID will be deleted in 14 days.Right to Portability – You have the right to receive any personal data we have in a commonly used and machine-readable format, though we are unaware of any other services which could utilize the information productively.