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Feature GDPR 43 NOV-DEC 2018 MEETINGS & CONVENTIONS MCMAG-ASIA.COM W hen personal data is breached in the corporate world, it's big news. More than 145 million of us have been notied by credit bureau Equifax that our personal information has been compromised. Likewise, millions of Facebook users had their data misused, which led CEO Mark Zuckerberg to a grilling by Congress. The list goes on, and it grows almost daily. All of this is unfolding just as the European Union's new General Data Protection Regulation goes into eect. By this point, you're probably at least somewhat familiar with GDPR — and the fact that any organisation that deals with data from any EU citizen must abide by the regulation or face nes. But meeting professionals have to be more than familiar with GDPR; regardless of one's role within an organisation, data protection is now an obligation and the responsibility of all involved. The failure of GDPR: Privacy regulations are now in effect, and compliance is everyone's responsibility WORDS MICHAEL J. SHAPIRO It's your move now PHOTO CREDIT: MARCHMEENA2 9/GETTY IMAGES

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